Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Dianne M. Pinderhughes is Notre Dame Presidential Faculty Fellow, Chair and Professor in the Department of Africana Studies, and Professor of Political Science. Her research addresses inequality with a focus on racial, ethnic and gender politics and public policy in the Americas, explores the creation of American civil society institutions in the twentieth century, and analyzes their influence on the formation of voting rights policy.
She was a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program; she is a member of the Board of Governors of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Pinderhughes was the first Vice President of the International Political Science Association and has also been a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Issues of inequality with a focus on racial, ethnic and gendered political participation; a comparative perspective to the development of race and civil society in the Americas
‘I’m Not Going There’: As Trump Hurls Racial Invective, Most Republicans Stay Silent
Aug 18, 2018
Faculty Fellow Dianne Pinderhughes (political science and Africana studies) is quoted in an article in The Washington Post about the Republican Party's response to President Trump's latest racially charged insults.
Rethinking Democratization From Scratch
Mar 26, 2018
A new Kellogg initiative studying how democracies and regimes change aims to rethink old, Western-centric ways of measuring democratization.