Departmental Profiles

Karin Dale, Dean's Administrator


Division of the Arts

Art, Art History, and Design

  • 17 T-TT faculty
  • 3 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., in Art History; B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A. in Studio Art and Design
  • Chairperson, Scott Shim
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Elyse Speaks
  • Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies of Art History, Elyse Speaks
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Jason Lahr

Film, Television, and Theatre

  • 17 T-TT faculty
  • 7 TPAC faculty
  • B.A. in Film, Television, and Theatre
    • Concentrations in Film and Television or Theatre, Minor
      in Musical Theatre
  • Chairperson, Pamela Wojcik
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Michael Kackman
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Matthew Payne


  • 11 T-TT faculty
  • 6 TPAC faculty
  • B.A.
  • Chairperson, Berthold Hoeckner
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Daniel Schlosberg

Division of the Humanities

Africana Studies

  • 4 T-TT faculty
  • 1 TPAC faculty
  • B.A.
  • Chairperson, Mark Sanders
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Bernard Forjwuor

American Studies

  • 10 T-TT faculty
  • 2 TPAC faculty
  • B.A.
  • Chairperson, Jason Ruiz
  • Director of the Gallivan Program for Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy, Jason Kelly
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Pete Cajka


  • 11 T-TT faculty
  • 4 TPAC faculty
  • B.A. in Classics
    • Majors: Classics, Greek & Roman Civilization, Arabic
    • Minors: Latin, Greek, Classical Studies: Greek and Roman Civilization and Classical Studies Heritage, Mediterranean Middle East Studies
  • M.A. in Classics; M.A. in Early Christian Studies
  • Chairperson, Luca Grillo
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Latin and Greek, Tadeusz Mazurek
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies Arabic, Ghada Bualuan
  • Director of M.A. in Classics, Hildegund Müller
  • Director of Graduate Studies of Early Christian Studies, Hildegund Müller

East Asian Languages and Cultures

  • 8 T-TT faculty
  • 8 TPAC
  • B.A. in Chinese and Japanese language and literature
  • Chairperson, Xiaoshan Yang
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Xian Wang


  • 35 T-TT faculty
  • 1 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., M.A., M.F.A., Ph.D.
  • Chairperson, Laura Knoppers
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Laura Betz
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Susan Harris
  • Director of Creative Writing (M.F.A.), Roy Scranton

German and Russian Languages and Literatures

  • 10 T-TT faculty
  • 3 TPAC faculty
  • B.A. in German and Russian
  • Chairperson, Tobias Boes
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, German, Denise Della Rossa
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Russian, Tetyana Shlikhar


  • 45 T-TT faculty
  • B.A., Ph.D.
    • Doctoral areas are European History, American History, Medieval History, and Latin American History
  • Chairperson, Elisabeth Köll
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, James (Jake) Lundberg
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Alexander Martin

Irish Language and Literature

  • 6 T-TT faculty
  • 2 TPAC faculty
  • B.A. in Irish Language and Literature
  • Chairperson, Sarah McKibben
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Peter McQuillan

Medieval Institute

  • 1 TPAC faculty
  • Ph.D.; B.A.
    • Major in Medieval Studies; Minor in Medieval Studies
    • Graduate Minor in Medieval Studies and Byzantine Studies
  • Director, Thomas E. Burman
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Christopher Liebtag Miller
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Jeff Wickes


  • 36 T-TT faculty
  • 6 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., and Ph.D.
  • Chairperson, Samuel Newlands
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Brian Cutter
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Alexander Jech

Program of Liberal Studies

  • 16 T-TT faculty
  • 2 TPAC faculty
  • B.A.
  • Chairperson, Julia Marvin
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Eric Bugyis

Romance Languages and Literatures

  • 19 T-TT faculty
  • 20 TPAC faculty
  • B.A./ M.A. French, M.A. in Spanish and Italian, Ph.D. in Spanish and Italian
  • Chairperson, Alison Rice
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Keith Schaefer
  • Director of Graduate Studies (Spanish and French), Vanesa Miseres
  • Director of Graduate Studies (Italian), Ted Cachey


  • 51 T-TT faculty
  • 10 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., M.A., M.T.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
    • Master of Arts in Theology Program (M.A.)
    • Master of Theological Studies Program (M.T.S.): Biblical Studies, History of Christianity, Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, Liturgical Studies, World Religions World Church
    • Master of Divinity Program (M.Div.): a professional theological degree designed to prepare students for learned and effective ministry in the Roman Catholic Church
    • M.A. in Early Christian Studies (ECS): Department of Theology and the Department of Classics joint program
    • Doctoral Program in Theology (Ph.D.): Doctoral studies at Notre Dame provide the opportunity for advanced study in theology through specialization in one of six areas: Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity, The History of Christianity, Liturgical Studies, Moral Theology/Christian Ethics, Systematic Theology, and World Religions World Church
  • Chairperson, Khaled Anatolios
  • Assistant Chairperson and Director of M.A. Program, Catherine Cavadini
  • Assistant Chairperson Graduate Studies, Todd Walatka
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Anthony Pagliarini
  • Director of M.T.S. Program, Robin Jensen
  • Director of M. Div. Program, Todd Walatka
  • Director of Ph.D. Program, Dan Machiela
  • Director of Early Christian Studies Program, Hildegund Müller, Classics

Division of the Social Sciences


  • 17 T-TT faculty
  • 1 TPAC faculty
  • 1 Associate Research faculty
  • B.A., Ph.D.
  • Chairperson, Lee Gettler
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Eric Haanstad
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Christopher Ball


  • 39 T-TT faculty
  • 12 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., Ph.D.
  • Chairperson, Eric Sims
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Forrest Spence
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Drew Creal

Political Science

  • 44 T-TT faculty
  • 4 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
    • Doctoral areas are American Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Comparative Politics, Methodology and Constitutional Studies
  • Chairperson, Geoffrey Layman
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Angela McCarthy
  • Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Steven Landis
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Sebastian Rosato


  • 25 T-TT faculty
  • 10 TPAC faculty
  • B.A., Ph.D.
    • Doctoral areas are Clinical Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Cognition, Brain, and Behavior; and Quantitative Psychology
  • Chairperson, James Brockmole
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Anre Venter
  • Director of Graduate Studies, G.A. Radvansky


  • 26 T-TT faculty
  • B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
    • Doctoral areas include Cultural Sociology, Education, Family, Comparative/Historical Sociology, Quantitative Methods, Political Sociology, Social Movements, Religion, Gender/Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity, Theory
  • Chairperson, Bill Carbonaro
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mim Thomas
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Kraig Beyerlein

Faculty with joint appointments are only counted in their primary department.