Faculty Committee

The Institute’s Faculty Committee consists of six tenured faculty members elected by the Fellows for a two-year term. Terms are staggered, as indicated below. Members meet with the Director and staff twice a semester and represent the interests and guidance of faculty.

Current Members (Terms ending in 2018)

Tobias Boes
Associate Professor of German

Margot Fassler
Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, Director of the Program of Sacred Music, Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Barry McCrea
Professor of English, Concurrent Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Professor of Irish Language and Literature


Current Members (Terms ending in 2017)

Pierpaolo Polzonetti
Associate Professor, Program of Liberal Studies

Robin Rhodes 
Concurrent Associate Professor of Art History and School of Architecture

Julia Douthwaite (on leave for 2016-17)
Professor of French, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Alison Rice (serving for 2016-17)


Recent Members (Terms ending in 2016)

Joseph Buttigieg 
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English, Director, PhD in Literature Program
Director, The Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program, Co-Director, Italian Studies at Notre Dame

Margaret Meserve 
Associate Professor of History

Mark Roche 
Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Professor of German Language and Literature
Concurrent Professor of Philosophy


Recent Members (Terms ended in 2015)

Robert Randolf Coleman 
Associate Professor, Renaissance & Baroque Art History, Department Art, Art History & Design

Julia Douthwaite
Professor of French, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Hildegund Müller 
Associate Professor, Department of Classics