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

David Mills, Editorial Director of Ethika Politika and former Executive Editor of First Things, will offer a reflection on "All the Great Ways to Lie: The Writer's Version of 'All These Things I Will Give You.'"

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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