I am a faculty member in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, where I am the William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs. I am Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.My primary fields of research and teaching are in comparative and international politics, and political history. I also have a long-standing interest in political philosophy. I am a fellow of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. All of these institutes are affiliates of a dynamic new school at Notre Dame, the Keough School of Global Affairs. For information about my scholarship, teaching, and other interests, please consult the above links.