Daniel Philpott is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Major themes in Philpott's work include reconciliation in global politics, religious freedom, the role of the Catholic Church in global politics, and sovereignty and the justice of self-determination.
He has held fellowships at Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of Virginia, the Erasmus Institute at Notre Dame, the Hertie School of Governance, and the Wissenschaftzentrum Berlin, with the latter two on a fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Religion and global politics; transitional justice; reconciliation; ethics and international relations; political theology
Religious freedom and Islam; forgiveness in politics; political theology
Philpott Cited on Just War Theory Regarding Ukraine
May 24, 2023
The opinion piece "The war in Ukraine is a challenge for a Catholic ethic of nonviolence" posted on May 24 in the National Catholic Reporter cited Kellogg faculty fellow Daniel Philpott from words he spoke at a March 28 conference cosponsored by the University of Notre Dame and the Ukrainian Catholic University.
Philpott Comments on Biden’s Next Move in Afghanistan
Aug 30, 2021
Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott (political science) was quoted in an America Magazine - The Jesuit Review article titled, “Is Joe Biden Repeating the Mistakes of the Past in Afghanistan? Catholic Commentators Weigh in.”
Philpott Receives Distinguished Scholar Award from International Studies Association’s Religion and International Relations Section
Apr 21, 2021
Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott, a Notre Dame professor of political science, has received the 2021 Distinguished Scholar Award from the International Studies Association’s Religion and International Relations Section.