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.

Tocqueville Fellows

Congratulations to our 2019 Graduates!

Meet our Fellows

Upcoming Event

Kathleen Cummings (Notre Dame), George Weigel (Ethics and Public Policy Center) and Ken Woodward (former Newsweek) discuss Prof. Cummings' new book about St. Elizabeth Ann Seton called A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American. 

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2018 Tocqueville Lecture

Professor Robert P. George of Princeton delivered the second Tocqueville Lecture on September 13, 2018.

Lecture Video