Dianne Pinderhughes

Professor, Departments of Political Science and Africana Studies
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Dr. Pinderhughes is a Professor in the Department of Africana Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. She was a member of the Faculty at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign from 1984-2006. Pinderhughes served as President of the American Political Science Association from 2007-2008. Pinderhughes’s research addresses issues of inequality with a focus on racial, ethnic and gender politics and public policy in the Americas, explores the creation of American civil society institutions in the twentieth century, and analyzes their influence on the formation of voting rights policy. Her forthcoming publications include Black Politics After the Civil Rights Revolution (Routledge), and Uneven Roads, with Todd Shaw, Louis DeSipio and Toni-Michelle Travis (Congressional Quarterly Press). She is Co-Chair of the Civic Engagement and Governance Institute of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

Discipline: Political Science
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