Kellogg doctoral research grants support Notre Dame Ph.D. or JSD students involved in overseas (or, if demonstrably appropriate, in the United States) research in international studies, addressing the thematic priorities of the Kellogg Institute. The grant is not intended to be a substitute for seeking external support for dissertation research but instead to fill gaps in other funding or to enable exploratory trips that will strengthen students’ ability to prepare externally competitive dissertation proposals.
"Religious Appeals and Right-wing Populist Parties in Central Europe"
Central Europe is experiencing an unprecedented surge in the electoral success of right-wing populist parties. While the electoral success may not be unexpected, the frequent use of religious appeals by these parties is in the context of declining religiosity throughout Central Europe. (more...)