Director and Staff

A. James McAdams

A. James McAdams

Director and William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs

1060E Nanovic Hall (574) 631-5253

A. James McAdams, the William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs, has been Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies since 2002. He is a member of the Department of Political Science, where he served as Chair from 1997-2002.

Anthony Monta

Anthony Monta

Associate Director

1060D Nanovic Hall (574) 631-3545

Anthony oversees the development of Nanovic Institute events and external relations such as the Catholic Universities Partnership. He also manages Nanovic Institute publications, faculty symposium development, and serves as the academic advisor for student grant programs and the Minor in European Studies.

Monica Caro

Monica Caro

Manager of Operations

1060F Nanovic Hall (574) 631-3547

Monica Caro joined the Nanovic Institute in March 2008 as its Research Development Coordinator, and now serves as its Manager of Operations. In this capacity she acts as a staff manager, oversees the planning and execution of events, and administers the Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies.

Sharon Konopka

Sharon Konopka

Business Associate

1060B Nanovic Hall (574) 631-5253

Sharon oversees all financial services for the Nanovic Institute. She also handles the housing and logistics for the visiting scholar programs and assists the Director with daily operations.

Jennifer Lechtanski

Jennifer Lechtanski

Communications

1060I Nanovic Hall 574-631-3548

Jennifer oversees the Nanovic Institute website, event publicity, graphic design, multimedia archives, and publication production. 

Melanie Webb

Melanie Webb

Events Program Manager

1060G Nanovic Hall 574-631-5123

Melanie coordinates the logistics of Nanovic Institute sponsored events and guests.

Chris Stump

Chris Stump

Student Coordinator

1060K Nanovic Hall 574-631-8326

Chris advises the Minor in European Studies and all student grant programs. Notre Dame undergraduate and graduate students wishing to meet with her to discuss opportunities at the Nanovic Institute are invited to email her to schedule an appointment.