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 Urges Notre Dame to Continue In-Person Teaching
Aug 31, 2020
Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott urged the University of Notre Dame to continue in-person instruction this semester in “Please don’t give up on in-person teaching, Notre Dame” in America.
Philpott Comments on Increasing Religious Freedom in the US
Jun 9, 2020
Faculty Fellow Dan Philpott (political science) wrote an article in America magazine titled, “Ignore the Optics. Trump’s Executive Order Could Jump-Start the Cause of Global Religious Freedom.”
‘Religious Freedom in Islam’ Review: Politics and Pluralism
May 13, 2019
Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott, a Notre Dame professor who was initially mentioned as a potential commission member, was mentioned in The Wall Street Journal's article: "Religious Freedom in Islam’ Review: Politics and Pluralism."