Academic Partners

Campus Academic

  • Africana Studies

    Africana Studies spans the globe covering the U.S. and broader African diaspora. The Department’s intellectual interests cross an array of disciplines in the humanities, the social sciences, the arts, business and the sciences.

  • Center for Literacy Education

    The Center for Literacy Education conducts research, community outreach, and teacher formation programs to improve literacy achievement and life outcomes for all students, especially those from vulnerable populations in public and Catholic schools.

  • Center for Social Concerns

    Fulfilling Notre Dame’s mission to cultivate a disciplined sensibility to poverty, injustice, and oppression, the Center for Social Concerns gathers, forms, and nourishes scholars in the study, practice, and renewal of Catholic social tradition.

  • Debartolo Performing Arts Center

    The Debartolo Performing Arts Center works collaboratively to elevate the greater good in society by establishing the University of Notre Dame as a leading voice in the arts.

  • Department of American Studies

    We interpret textual sources and visual culture as we employ diverse disciplinary perspectives to think about what it means to be American, including approaches from history, politics, art, literary studies, and media studies.

  • Department of English

    The English Department at Notre Dame educates undergraduate and graduate students in literature written in English, literature’s cultural and interpretive contexts, creative writing, and creative reading.

  • Department of Sociology

    Notre Dame Department of Sociology is a center for innovative research. Our signature strengths are cultural sociology, the sociology of education, political sociology and social movements, and the sociology of religion.

  • Gender Studies Program

    Integrating learning and research with social change, Gender Studies identifies, examines, and challenges injustice, while imagining and creating better futures that serve the common good.

  • Institute for Latino Studies

    The Institute for Latino Studies brings together faculty and students who are interested in research and policy issues related to Latinos in the United States and abroad.

  • Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning

    Notre Dame Learning's Kaneb Center supports the pursuit of teaching excellence by stimulating scholarly reflection and conversation about teaching and encouraging the adoption of practices that enhance learning.

  • Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies

    The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies is a teaching-and-research institute dedicated to the study and understanding of Irish culture—in Ireland and around the world—in all of its manifestations.

  • Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights

    Through education, inquiry, and engagement, the Klau Center seeks to be at the vanguard of innovative and principled ways to promote justice.

  • Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies

    The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies promotes the awareness, understanding, and knowledge of Asia both within and beyond the University community and provides a forum for integrated and interdisciplinary research and teaching on Asia.

  • Nanovic Institute for European Studies

    The mission of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies is to enrich the intellectual culture of Notre Dame by creating an integrated, interdisciplinary home for students and faculty to explore the factors that shape Europe today.

  • Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study

    The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) promotes issue-engaged, inclusive, and interdisciplinary study of questions that affect our ability to lead valuable, meaningful lives.

  • Snite Museum of Art

    Founded on the principle that art is essential to understanding individual, shared, and diverse human experiences and beliefs, the Snite Museum encourages close looking and critical thinking.