Category: Political Science and Theory

A Celebration of Black History

In honor of Black History Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to share a collection of some of its most indispensable books in African American studies and African American Intellectual History to amplify Black voices. William Still: The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia is the first major biography of the […]

An Interview with Jordi Pujol, Author of “The Collapse of Freedom of Expression”

Jordi Pujol is an associate professor of media ethics and media law at the School of Church Communications in the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish his newest book, The Collapse of Freedom of Expression: Reconstructing the Ancient Roots of Modern Liberty (February 2023), as […]

An Excerpt from “The Glory and the Burden, Expanded Edition” by Robert Schmuhl

The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from the New Deal to the Present is a timely examination of the state of the American presidency and the forces that have shaped it since 1933, with an emphasis on the dramatic changes that have taken place within the institution and to the individuals occupying the Oval […]

Notre Dame Press Presents its Spring 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to present its Spring 2023 catalog. This collection will engage readers across a variety of disciplines, including theology, philosophy, political science, and other areas that align with the academic strengths of the University of Notre Dame. These titles illustrate our commitment to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing […]

An Interview with George Hawley, Author of “Conservatism in a Divided America”

George Hawley is associate professor of political science at the University of Alabama. He is the author of a number of books, including Making Sense of the Alt-Right, Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism, and White Voters in Twenty-First Century America. The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled to publish his newest book, Conservatism in […]

“The Glory and the Burden”: The Book to Read Leading up to Midterm Elections

The recent reversal of Roe V. Wade, combined with President Joe Biden’s latest 42% job approval ratings, lend themselves to a potentially unpredictable outcome in the United States midterm elections on November 8, 2022. University of Notre Dame professor emeritus Robert Schmuhl’s new book, The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from the New Deal to the […]

An Excerpt from “Alasdair MacIntyre” by Émile Perreau-Saussine

Winner of the prestigious 2005 Philippe Habert Prize, the late Émile Perreau-Saussine’s Alasdair MacIntyre stands as a definitive introduction to the life and work of one of today’s leading moral philosophers. With Nathan J. Pinkoski’s translation, this long-awaited, critical examination of MacIntyre’s thought is now available to English readers for the first time, including a foreword by […]

An Excerpt from “Conservatism in a Divided America” by George Hawley

The American conservative movement has consistently declared its opposition to all forms of identity politics, arguing that such a form of politics is at odds with individualism. In Conservatism in a Divided America, George Hawley examines the nature of identity politics in the United States: how conservatives view and understand it, how they embrace their […]

Legendary Land Institute Co-Founder Wes Jackson to Discuss “An Inconvenient Apocalypse” at Prairie Festival 2022

This year, The Land Institute is bringing back its Prairie Festival after a two-year hiatus from its outdoor venue in Salina, Kansas. Wes Jackson, co-founder and president emeritus of The Land Institute, and one of the foremost figures in the international sustainable agriculture movement, will discuss his new book, An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Environmental Collapse, Climate Crisis, and the Fate of Humanity, […]

An Interview with D. C. Schindler, Author of “Retrieving Freedom”

D. C. Schindler is professor of metaphysics and anthropology at the John Paul II Institute, Washington, DC. He is the author of eleven books, including Freedom from Reality: The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty (Notre Dame Press, 2017). The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled publish his latest book, Retrieving Freedom: The Christian Appropriation […]