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

Archbishop Chaput's Lecture

Rev. Charles J. Chaput, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will present: "Things Worth Dying For: The Nature of a Life Worth Living." Lecture will be streamed and available to view live. It is scheduled to begin at 1:00pm on Friday, October 1, 2019. Presented by the Constitutional Studies and Tocqueville Programs as part of the Napa Institute Forum at Notre Dame.

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2018 Tocqueville Lecture

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

Lecture Video