Shattering the Stained Glass Ceiling

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Fifty Years After the Election of America’s First Catholic President (full title)

This event is an academic round-table looking back at the significance of the election of John F. Kennedy, America’s only Catholic president. Held at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in New York City in November 2010, the featured panelists included:

  • EJ Dionne, syndicated columnist Washington Post, columnist for Commonweal, and Prof. at

    Georgetown University

  • John Dilulio, Prof of Political Science, Univ. of Pennsylvania and first Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives
  • John McGreevy, Dean of Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters, author of Catholicism and American Freedom: A History and Parish Boundaries: The Catholic Encounter with Race in the Twentieth Century Urban North
  • Robert Putnam, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, author of Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community and (with David Campbell), American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us (October 2010)
  • Moderating the event was David Campbell, Director of the Rooney Center and an Associate Professor of Political Science