Daniel Philpott

Daniel Philpott

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Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies

Office: 313 Hesburgh Center
Phone: 574-631-7667
Email: philpott.1@nd.edu

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Areas of Expertise

International relations and political philosophy, reconciliation

Philpott researches how societies address past injustices, seeking to balance truth, justice, reconciliation, and stability. He also is collaborating on a major study of global religion and politics, focusing on religion’s impact on the politics of peace and reconciliation. A Senior Associate at the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, he travels regularly to Kashmir, where he trains leaders in faith-based diplomacy. Philpott is the author of “Revolutions in Sovereignty: How Ideas Shaped Modern International Relations,” which is a historical account of how new ideas about justice and legitimate authority fashioned the global sovereign states system. Reflecting his interests in political theory and ethics and international relations, he has also written on the morality of self-determination and on religious freedom as an end of American foreign policy. He has published articles in World Politics, Ethics, Political Studies, The Journal of International Affairs and The National Interest.

ND EXPERTS

Recent Nigerian violence indicative of international persecution of Christians

Sentencing of former Congo warlord not enough

ND NEWSWIRE ARTICLES

New book highlights resurgence of religion in global politics

New book advances bold new vision of peacebuilding

Reconciliation focus of workshops in Burundi

Inaugural Wishes

Professor edits book on impact of religion on transitional societies

Iraq’s future lies in secrets of its skeletons

IN THE NEWS

America Magazine—Modern Martyrs

Christian Science Monitor—The dangers of secularism in the Middle East