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 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.
Philpott Interviewed on the 2020 US Elections
Oct 31, 2020
Faculty Fellow Dan Philpott (political science) was interviewed for a Crux news article titled, “Notre Dame professor laments ‘level of rancor’ ahead of U.S. elections.”