R. Scott Appleby

R. Scott Appleby


Professor of History/Regan Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Graduate Program Field

United States History


American; Religious; Comparative Modern Religion


PhD University of Chicago (1985)

Research and Teaching Interests

Religion and conflict, American religious and intellectual history,
Teaching: American cultural and religious history, religion in the modern period, intellectual history


Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2010

Current projects and publications:
Director of Multidisciplinary Research and Education Project: Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular
"Rethinking Fundamentalism in a Secular Age," in Calhoun, et al, eds., Rethinking Secularism (Oxford, 2011)

Contact Information

Office: 107 Hesburgh Center
Phone: 574-631-5665

Mailing Address:
219 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556