Phone: (574) 631-7075
Office: 1060B Nanovic Hall
Operations Assistant Director
Melanie Webb serves as operations assistant director for the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, overseeing events and financial administration, planning external faculty visits, and assisting the director. Following a 20-year career in broadcasting, Melanie joined Notre Dame and the Nanovic Institute in 2011 as events coordinator and rose to events program manager before transitioning to her current position in 2019.
Melanie earned a bachelor’s degree in film and video studies from the University of Michigan, spending her junior year at the University of Kent, Canterbury, England. As a student she explored Western Europe by rail, staying in youth hostels and enjoying the company of other young travelers along the way. Her passion is interior design; she earned a certificate from Ivy Tech and worked for a year in a textiles showroom at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.