For centuries scholars have emphasized moral judgment as central to moral behavior. Recently, the focus has turned to moral personality. In a new volume edited by two members of the Department of Psychology, scholars from a variety of disciplines address the issues of moral character and identity.
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Julia Douthwaite, professor of French, recently published an article that reveals the existence of a French “Frankenstein” 28 years before the publication of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece.
Researching how the threat of censorship affects playwrights, Yael Prizant, assistant professor of film, television and theatre, found examples from Cuban theatre in many of the case studies. “Once I read a few plays from the island, I was hooked,” she says.
“Money can’t buy me love,” the Beatles famously sang. And now a new paper by University of Notre Dame economist Kasey S. Buckles and colleagues suggests money, or more precisely the price of marriage, can significantly affect the decision to marry.
Susan Ohmer, the University of Notre Dame’s William T. and Helen Kuhn Carey Associate Professor of Modern Communication and chair of the Committee on Women Faculty and Students, has been appointed assistant provost, effective Aug. 1.
Donald Kommers’ account of how he spent last semester might at first remind a listener of a high-spirited adolescent’s description of a particularly exhilarating vacation.
Olivia Remie Constable, professor of history and Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute, was elected to the bureau of the Fédération Internationale des Instituts d’Études Médiévales (FIDEM) for a five-year term.
Notre Dame economists Kasey Buckles and Dan Hungerman have received funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue research on the well-being of children and families.
Richard Pierce, John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of History and chair of the Department of Africana Studies, has been named the recipient of the Sheedy Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Darren Davis, professor of political science, wants to know what you really think about political candidates and public policy issues.
In 2002, the American Political Science Assocation awarded Notre Dame the opportunity to publish APSA-CP for four years andrecently announced that APSA-CP will continue to be published at Notre Dame until 2010. Michael Coppedge and Anthony Messina, associate professors of political science, co-edit the journal.
Hachen has teamed with Notre Dame faculty members Albert-László Barabási (Physics) and Gregory Madey (Computer Science and Engineering) to work on a project known as WIPER, which is supported by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation.
Ever since it began in 2002, Notre Dame’s Center for Children and Families has drawn on the Department of Psychology’s expertise to provide programs that help people.
Fast-paced technological development, a hallmark of the 21st century, has created a new kind of political machine: cyberdemocracy.
Brownstein is the first scholar to translate the prelude to The Love Suicides at Sonezaki. His translation is part of an article titled, “The Osaka Kannon Pilgrimage and Chikamatsu’s The Love Suicides at Sonezaki,” which appeared in the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies in June 2006.
You step into the final week of rehearsals for the Department of Film, Television, and Theater’s (FTT) new play. The actors warm up for their scenes, and the production crew prepares the stage. Suddenly a young woman in a Notre Dame sweatshirt and jeans commands the students’ attention and begins the final scene of the play.
Drawn to the College of Arts and Letters because of its equal emphasis on scholarship and teaching, Associate Professor of History Brad Gregory downplays his talent for classroom instruction.