Hatch Teaching Award

Recognizing a current faculty member for making a difference in their students’ lives.

2023 Award Recipient - Andre Audette

Andre Audette is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Monmouth College. His main areas of teaching and research are in American politics and law, especially political behavior, public opinion, and political psychology. He often focuses on the intersection of religion, race, gender, and other identity characteristics. His legal interests are primarily in constitutional law, especially First Amendment jurisprudence, constitutional interpretation, and comparative constitutional law.

Andre was born and raised in Rice Lake, WI, and began working on political campaigns there from an early age. He went on to complete his BA at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN) with degrees in political science and Justice and Peace Studies. In 2016, Andre earned his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN). In addition to Andre’s interest in political science, he also have experience in conflict resolution and educational psychology.

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