Office of the Dean

 

R. Scott Appleby, the Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School of Global Affairs, leads the faculty and staff in setting the strategic direction for the new school and in fulfilling its mission and vision.

A graduate of Notre Dame, Appleby earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in history at the University of Chicago. He has been a member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1994. Appleby’s research and teaching have focused on religious and intellectual history, global religious movements, and international peace studies. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.

 

 

Marilyn Keough Dean

R. Scott Appleby

 

Dean’s Administrator

Cindy Swonger

 

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Ted Beatty 

 

Associate Dean for Operations

Hal Culbertson

 

Associate Dean for Policy and Practice

Sara Sievers

 

Senior Administrative Assistant

María Elena Bessignano

 

Office Coordinator 

Tracy Rendall

 

Program Manager

Melinda Fountain

 

IT Solutions Consultant

Chris Jones

 

Associate Director for Finance and Administration

Anne Bax

 

Grants Program Manager, Notre Dame Research

Maria Harding

 

Director of Communications and Marketing 

Ti Lavers

 

Senior Writer and Digital Program Manager

Renée LaReau

 

Events Program Director

Anne Riordan

 

Director of Global Advancement

Dylan Reed

 

Associate Director, Master’s Program

Michael Talbot

 

Student Services Coordinator

Hermalena Powell

 

Academic and Admissions Coordinator

Jody Ruszkowski