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, exploring the creation of American civil society institutions in the twentieth century and analyzing 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. In 2019, she was named to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).
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
‘Cutting Edge Research in Action’: Research Cluster Focuses on Changes in Democracy
Sep 23, 2019
For the past two years, scholars with the Kellogg Institute’s Democratization Theory research cluster have worked to understand why and how democracy is changing worldwide.
Conference Examines Race, Democracy in Latin America
Sep 4, 2019
Scholars who study race and democracy in Brazil and the United States met recently at a Kellogg-sponsored conference that was an extension of a major decades-old research initiative.
'The Moment We're In': United as Baseball Champions, Boston Red Sox are Divided by Trump
May 9, 2019
Faculty Fellow Dianne Pinderhughes was mentioned in the Washington Post's article "'The Moment We're In': United as Baseball Champions, Boston Red Sox are Divided by Trump" on the racial split among 2018 Boston Red Sox championship team members in their decision to visit - or not visit - the White House.