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.


Congratulations to our graduating class of Tocqueville Fellows!

Pictured, from left:  JC Sullivan, Seamus Ronan, Prof. Muñoz, Becca Devine, and Alexandra DeSanctis

Recent Event

The Tocqueville Program welcomed Yuval Levin, called "the most influential conservative intellectual of the Obama era," for a talk on social conservatism in the 21st century.

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Our Fellows

Fellows receive special invitations to meet, network, and dine with guests and scholars visiting Notre Dame. Applications to the 2016-2017 Tocqueville Fellows program are now available on our Fellows page.

Meet Our Fellows