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
Pinderhughes Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Apr 18, 2019
Kellogg Faculty Fellow Dianne Pinderhughes has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers.
‘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.