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
Pope Francis Makes ‘Historic’ Gulf Tour Amid Yemen Crisis and Christian Repression
Feb 3, 2019
Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott (political science and peace studies) was quoted in an article in The New York Times about Pope Francis' trip to the United Arab Emirates to signal support for the country's religious inclusion efforts.
Philpott Study Finds Muslim-Majority Countries Lack, but Hold Surprising Potential for, Religious Freedom
Feb 1, 2019
In his newest research, Kellogg Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott (political science) examines conditions in 47 Muslim-majority countries and considers a question at the center of intense public debate: Is Islam hostile to religious freedom?