The Tocqueville Program fosters the study of the role of religion in America’s constitutional republic.

Through public lectures, debates, conferences, and fellowships, the Tocqueville Program seeks to nurture informed conversation, learning and scholarship about the fundamental principles of a decent and just political regime with a particular focus on religious liberty.

Upcoming Event

We welcome Charles Murray to campus to present "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010," which is based on his recent book by the same title.

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Tocqueville Lecture

The 2016 Tocqueville Lecture on Religious Liberty was presented by Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia.

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Our Fellows

Fellows receive special invitations to meet, network, and dine with guests and scholars visiting Notre Dame.

Meet Our Fellows