Professor of Political Science; C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program
- Gender politics
- Political parties
- Interest groups
- Mass behavior
- American politics and american political development
- Women and politics
- Agenda-setting and issue framing
- Women's suffrage
- 19th Amendment
Wolbrecht’s Latest News
Wolbrecht in the News
May 05, 2023
“At this point, the American people have a pretty good sense of Donald Trump’s character, so it is unlikely that the Carroll trial will change many voters’ minds,” said Christina Wolbrecht, a political science professor at the University of Notre Dame who studies politics and gender.
Boston Public Radio
March 14, 2023
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Notre Dame political scientist Christina Wolbrecht about the legacy of Rep. Pat Schroeder, who died at the age of 82.
October 10, 2022
The 19th's Mariel Padilla, Notre Dame's Christina Wolbrecht, Bellwether Research and Consulting's Christine Matthews, and AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond join us for the conversation.
August 19, 2021
The suffrage anniversary raises questions of who is American, who gets to have a say and who gets to participate in our democracy, said University of Notre Dame political scientist Christina Wolbrecht.
The New York Times
April 22, 2021
Other research has also found that for some young people who were disappointed by the Trump presidency, it awakened their interest in political involvement, according to David Campbell and Christina Wolbrecht, both political scientists at Notre Dame.
February 19, 2021
Christina Wolbrecht, a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame who has studied political parties over time as well as women’s rights, has written about his influence in the Republican Party.
The New York Times
January 21, 2021
“This sense of one and done, we showed we can do it, doesn’t presume a leader who is committed to advancing other women or people of color,” said Christina Wolbrecht, a political scientist at the University of Notre Dame.