David Campbell is the John Cardinal O'Hara, C.S.C. Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and the founding director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy. He is the co-author (with Robert Putnam) of American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us, author of Why We Vote: How Schools and Communities Shape Our Civic Life and the editor of A Matter of Faith: Religion in the 2004 Presidential Election. He has also co-authored and co-edited books on civic engagement, school vouchers, and charter schools. In addition, he has published articles in a number of scholarly journals on such subjects as religion and politics, young people, schools, and civic engagement.
As an expert on religion, politics, and civic engagement, David has often been featured in the national media, including the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Time, NBC News, MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio, Fox News, and C-SPAN. His research has won awards from the American Political Science Association, and has been funded by the National Science Foundation.