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  Beckman, Mary
  Evans, William
  Groody, Rev. Daniel, C.S.C.
  Hardy, Marc
  The Luke McGuinness Director of Nonprofit Professional Development, Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame
  Hehir, Rev. J. Bryan
  Holt, Joseph
  Malloy, Rev. Edward (Monk), C.S.C.
  Sullivan, James
  Tenbrunsel, Ann
  Tyson, Rev. David, C.S.C.
  Williams, Rev. Ollie, C.S.C.

*Due to schedules, instructors are subject to change.

Wendy Angst
Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Management
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Wendy Angst is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Management Department of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on management, business problem solving, innovation and design, and commercialization analytics with special focus on entrepreneurship, intrapraneurship and social media. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Angst served over a decade as one of the earliest champions and architects of the electronic personal health record (PHR), innovating the product to meet the demands of a complex industry with a variety of stakeholders. As CEO, Angst spearheaded the rapid growth of CapMed into a leading provider of interactive personal health management solutions for the healthcare, insurance, and pharmaceutical industries. She navigated CapMed through angel funding, spin-off, acquisitions, and merger – ultimately orchestrating integration of CapMed into the healthcare division of a multi-billion dollar financial services firm. Prior to CapMed, Angst worked as a consultant in strategy at both the national and international levels, and spent time as a national director of a non-profit organization. Angst is a member of the Irish Angels – a network of Notre Dame affiliated individuals who seek to foster entrepreneurial activities. She also facilitates preseed workshops in the Michiana community to help facilitate economic growth, serves as a member of Memorial Health Systems Venture Center Entrepreneurial Edge (E²) group, serves on the board of directors of the YWCA, and the advisory council of Plus3.

Mary Beckman, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Academic Affairs and Research
Center for Social Concerns
University of Notre Dame

Mary Beckman, Ph.D., is the Center's associate director for Academic Affairs and Research. She directs a program in community-based research that offers grants to teams of faculty, community partners, and students to conduct research on issues of local concern. An economist and faculty member, Mary codeveloped the University’s Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor and has codirected and taught in the program. She oversees a number of Center initiatives and, generally, helps guide the evolving academic vision for the Center.

Mary was a tenured faculty member at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania for many years where, in addition to her teaching and scholarship, she directed a first-year seminar writing program, developed with a colleague the college’s writing across the curriculum program, led the creation of a Latin American studies minor, and participated on most major college committees, including tenure and promotion. She came to Notre Dame in 2001 to assume the position of associate director of the Center.

Her publications can be found in journals including Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Review of Radical Political Economics, Women's Studies Quarterly, and in books, for example, Handbook of Engaged Scholarship: The Contemporary Landscape. Volume Two (2010) and Teaching the “isms”: Feminist pedagogy across the disciplines (2010). The focus of her research and writing currently is on the impact of academic community engagement in communities.

William Evans
Co-Founder, Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO)
Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Economics, Department of Economics
University of Notre Dame

In 2007, Evans was named the Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame.  Before coming to Notre Dame, he spent 28 years in the Atlantic Coast Conference having completed his undergraduate work at Wake Forest University in 1983, Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University in 1987, and 20 years on the faculty in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland.  Evans is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Director of Research of the Ford Family Program in Development at Notre Dame. His principal research interests are in applied microeconomics and has have worked on topics in labor economics, the economics of education, public finance, industrial organization, and health economics.  He and his colleague Jim Sullivan are the co-founders of the Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO), a unique partnership between the University of Notre Dame and Catholic Charities USA that attempts to provide evidence-based poverty solutions.

Rev. Dan Groody, C.S.C.
Director, Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture, Center for Latino Studies
University of Notre Dame

Daniel G. Groody is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, a scholar, teacher, and an award winning author and film producer. He is currently an Associate Professor of Theology and the Director of the Center for Latino Spirituality and Culture at the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Drawing on years of work in Latin America, particularly along the U.S.- Mexico border, he has authored various books and articles which have been translated into five languages, including Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit, and Globalization, Spirituality, and Justice: Navigating the Path to Peace (2007). He is also editor of two books, The Option for the Poor in Christian Theology (2007), and co-editor of A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration (2007). He has worked with the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the World Council of Churches, and the Vatican on issues of theology, globalization, and immigration.

Professor Groody holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame in the Great Books Program, a Master of Divinity and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Jesuit School of Theology, and a doctorate in theology from the Graduate Theological Union. In 2007-2008 he was a visiting research fellow at Oxford University at the Oxford Refugee Centre. He is also the executive producer of various films and documentaries, including One Border, One Body: Immigration and the Eucharist, and Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey, which have received international acclaim and aired on various television stations including PBS. He teaches courses on U.S. Latino Spirituality, Globalization, Christian Spirituality and Social Justice, and lectures widely in the United States as well as Latin America, Europe, and Asia. In 2012, Groody served on the Syrian Refugee Delegation to the Middle East: The Situation in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Marc Hardy
Nonprofit Executive Programs Director
Nonprofit Professional Development, Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Marc Hardy is the director of Nonprofit Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame. He is completing his Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and has taught nonprofit leadership and management at IU and Butler University. In 2006, he was voted the “Outstanding Associate Faculty of the Year” at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI. He also formerly was the associate director of the Institute for Research and Scholarship at Butler University. He has led several nonprofit organizations and was once the executive director of a private operating foundation, the Fourth Freedom Forum, which is now the foremost think-tank in the country on the subject of peace through international trade incentives and economic sanctions. Marc has served as a board member of several nonprofit organizations, including a term as president of the National Speakers Association of Indiana. An actor, director and playwright, he is the past president of the Indiana Theatre Association and a board member of his alumni association. He is a co-author of two books, Only the Best on Customer Service and Only the Best on Leadership, as well as several articles on management and leadership. Voted one of the top three speakers in the country during the “World Championship of Public Speaking,” he has spoken to more than 400 groups in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. He has given more than 100 radio and television interviews, hosted his own morning radio show, and co-hosted a live public television interview show.

Thomas Harvey
The Luke McGuinness Director of Nonprofit Professional Development
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Thomas J. Harvey, the director of the Nonprofit Excellence Program at the University of Notre Dame, joined the staff of the Mendoza College of Business in 2005. He is an internationally recognized leader in social welfare.  Over the course of Mr. Harvey’s 40 year career, he has led local and national organizations committed to confronting the challenges of poverty, discrimination, health care, and human services.   In October 2003, he was chosen by the Council on Social Work Education as one of 50 pioneers within the field of social work during the past 50 years to be highlighted in its published work, Celebrating Social Work: Faces and Voices of the Formative Years.   From 1998 until 2005, Mr. Harvey served as the Senior Vice President of at the Alliance for Children and Families, a Milwaukee-based international association of more than 300 private, nonprofit child-and family-serving agencies which strengthen the lives of over 5 million disadvantaged families annually. 

Mr. Harvey is also the President Emeritus of Catholic Charities USA; where he served President/CEO from 1982-1992.  Catholic Charities USA is a national network of over 1200 religiously-affiliated social service agencies annually serving more than 12 million clients with 50,000 staff, 200,000 volunteers and a cumulative annual budget of $2 billion.  When he took over the leadership of the organization, he helped grow its infrastructure from serving 3.5 million clients to over 12 million, while promoting standards and accreditation for services.  He is well known for his passionate advocacy on issues of critical concern for the marginated and has frequently provided testimony before the U.S. Congress.  His mission-driven, principle-centered leadership earned him the reputation of being an advocate for fighting poverty and for the betterment of the human condition.

In addition to holding a variety of leadership positions for over 40 years, Mr. Harvey has been engaged in numerous voluntary educational, research and community service activities, serving on the Boards of the Independent Sector, the National Assembly of National Voluntary Health and Social Welfare Organizations, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Catholic Health East, the Council of Accreditation, among others.   He has taught at several leading universities, including the University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin, as well as consulted for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Aspen Institute, the Fannie Mae Foundation, and dozens of nonprofit social service organization.

Mr. Harvey received a M.S. from Columbia University School of Social Work; a master’s degree and B.A in Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome, Italy; and a B.A. in Philosophy from St. Charles Borromeo College in Philadelphia.  In 1977, he also earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

In 2009, Mr. Harvey co-authored the book, Nonprofit Governance, which was published by Corby Publishing, LLC.

Rev. J. Bryan Hehir
Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Secretary for Social Services, Archdiocese of Boston

J. Bryan Hehir is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Cabinet Secretary for Social Services in the Archdiocese of Boston. From 2004-2007 Fr. Bryan served as the President of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Boston.

Prior to assuming these positions Father Hehir served as President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, the national network of Charities in the United States, from 2001 through 2003. From 1973-1992 he served on the staff of the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops in Washington, D.C., addressing issues of both foreign and domestic policy for the church in the United States. From 1984-1992, he served on the faculty at Georgetown University in the School of Foreign Service and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. From 1993-2001 he served on the Harvard Divinity School faculty as Professor of the Practice in Religion and Society. From 1998-2001 he served as Interim Dean and Dean of the Divinity School.

Father Hehir took his A.B. and Master of Divinity degrees at St. John’s Seminary and his Doctor of Theology at Harvard Divinity School. His research and writing focus on issues of ethics and foreign policy, Catholic social ethics and the role of religion in world politics and in American society.

He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society and the Council on Foreign Relations. He serves on the Board of the Arms Control Association, the Global Development Committee and the Independent Sector. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 1984.

Publications include: “The Moral Measurement of War: A Tradition of Continuity and Change”; Military Intervention and National Sovereignty”; “Catholicism and Democracy”; “Social Values and Public Policy: A Contribution from a Religious Tradition”; and “The Moral Dimension in the Use of Force”.

Joseph Holt
Director for Executive Ethics
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Joe Holt is an Associate Professional Specialist in the Management Department in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Holt joined the Mendoza College in 2004, serving as Concurrent Assistant Professor for Notre Dame Executive Education. He received his B.A. from Boston College and spent 12 years as a Jesuit completing graduate studies in Philosophy (Fordham University), Theology (Weston School of Theology), and Biblical Theology (Gregorian University in Rome). Holt taught Philosophy with a specialization in Business Ethics at Canisius College, Boston College, and Loyola University Chicago’s Rome Center. After leaving the Jesuits, he reflected on faith, values and ethics in the workplace from the perspective of one in the business trenches; he spent a brief stint as a stockbroker and then graduated from Harvard Law School and worked for more than five years as a corporate attorney in major Chicago law firms. Holt also taught Business Ethics and Spirituality of Work on an adjunct basis in Loyola University Chicago’s MBA program during this time. For two years prior to joining Notre Dame full-time, he was a Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the Clinic on Entrepreneurship at The University of Chicago Law School (the Clinic provides free legal assistance to inner-city, low-income entrepreneurs seeking financial self-sufficiency). At the law school, he taught Entrepreneurship and the Law, Negotiation and Mediation, and a seminar designed and offered for the first time by Holt on The Ethical Dimensions of Lawyering. Holt currently teaches Foundations of Ethical Business Conduct in the Notre Dame EMBA and MSB programs. He also teaches Foundations of Ethical Business Conduct, Ethics in the Emerging Markets, The Sustainability of Business, Negotiations, and Spirituality and Religion in the Workplace in the Notre Dame MBA program. Holt designs and offers programs to the Stayer Center for Executive Education’s custom and open programs in the fields of ethics, leadership, spirituality and negotiations.

Rev. Edward A. (Monk) Malloy, C.S.C.
President Emeritus
University of Notre Dame

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., completed his 18 th and final year as president of the University of Notre Dame on July 1, 2005. He now serves as President Emeritus. As the University’s 16 th president, Father Malloy was elected by the Board of Trustees in 1986, having served five years as vice president and associate provost. Father Malloy is a full professor in the Department of Theology and has been a member of the faculty since 1974. As President Emeritus, he continues to teach, conducting a seminar for first-year undergraduates each semester, and he makes his home in a student residence hall on campus.

He is the author of more than 50 articles and book chapters, the editor or co-editor of two books, and has published six books. His last book, entitled Monk’s Notre Dame was published in September 2005 by University of Notre Dame Press. An ethicist by training, he is a member of the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics.

Father Malloy led Notre Dame at a time of rapid growth in its reputation, faculty, and resources. The University’s endowment is about $4 billion (15 th largest among U.S. private colleges and universities) and its recently concluded “Generations” capital campaign raised $1.1 billion, far exceeding its goal of $767 million. The total raised was the largest in the history of Catholic higher education. The University has seen a dramatic improvement in its financial aid resources, in the quality of its campus facilities, and in the diversity of its student body and faculty. It has fostered its distinctive identity as a Catholic university while gaining the recognition of its peer institutions, Catholic and non-Catholic alike.

Father Malloy earned his doctorate in Christian ethics from Vanderbilt University in 1975, and Vanderbilt honored him in 1998 with the establishment of a chair in Catholic studies in his name. He has also been awarded 24 honorary degrees. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Notre Dame in 1963 and 1967, and a second master’s degree, in theology, in 1969 while studying for the priesthood. He was ordained to the priesthood in Sacred Heart Basilica on campus in 1970.

Father Malloy’s service to higher education has been long-standing and presently includes membership on the boards of Vanderbilt University, the University of Portland, St. Thomas University, Notre Dame Australia and our own Notre Dame Board of Trustees. In addition, he has played a leadership role in many of the major higher education associations, including the American Council on Education (ACE), the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), Campus Compact, the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), and various committees of the NCAA. He was also a long-time member of the Business-Higher Education Forum.

Father Malloy also played a leadership role in efforts to promote community service and combat substance abuse. In addition to his involvement in Campus Compact, his roles in encouraging social service have included activity with AmeriCorps, Points of Light Foundation, the board of governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and activity connected to the 1997 President’s Service Summit in Philadelphia.

In combating substance abuse, Father Malloy has been a member of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, President Bush’s Advisory Council on Drugs, the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the Governor’s Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana, and a member of the board of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University, for which he has chaired a number of commissions, particularly dealing with substance abuse among adolescents and among college and university students. He has also been co-chair of a major study on college drinking for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. In a related matter, he chaired NCAA committee on sports wagering.

Father Malloy has served the Catholic Church in a number of capacities, including participation on the Ex corde Ecclesiae committee and the Bishops-Presidents committee of the U. S. Catholic Conference. He frequently speaks at fund-raising events on behalf of Catholic primary and secondary schools and Catholic hospitals.

Michael Mannor
Assistant Professor
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Professor Mannor conducts research on organizational learning and executive leadership. In his work on learning, he studies how organizations create and leverage unique knowledge to achieve superior performance and create breakthrough innovations. In his work on top executives, his research focuses on the powerful role of executive leadership to both help and hurt organizations through strategic action. As part of this research, Professor Mannor has traveled widely to personally spend time with CEOs, researching the most complex strategic decisions these leaders have ever faced. This has included in-depth research with the CEOs and board chairs of many of the largest organizations in the world, including leading firms from the US and Europe in energy, banking, healthcare, retail, professional services, telecommunications, fast food, investment management, insurance, risk, and other industries. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and several books. Mannor and his research have been highlighted in the media on NPR, CNN, the Associated Press, BusinessWeek, in the USA Today, the LA Times, MSNBC, ABC, Yahoo, the Washington Times, and a variety of other media outlets. Mannor teaches courses on entrepreneurship, management, and business strategy. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, he completed a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Aquinas College, an M.B.A. from Grand Valley State University, and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University. In addition, he worked for five years at a start-up data and telecommunications provider and founded a small entrepreneurial web business in Michigan.

James Sullivan, Co-Founder
Co-Founder, Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO)
Associate Professor, Department of Economics
University of Notre Dame

Jim Sullivan is an associate professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame, and a research affiliate of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan. His research examines the consumption, saving, and borrowing behavior of poor households in the U.S., and how welfare and tax policy affects the well-being of the poor. His most recent work examines changes in consumption and income poverty in the U.S. over the past three decades. His research has been supported by grants from the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was a recipient of the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Dissertation Award in 2003. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.

Ann Tenbrunsel
Rex and Alice A. Martin Professor of Business Ethics & Director of the Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Ann E. Tenbrunsel (Ph.D., Northwestern University; M.B.A. Northwestern University; B.S.I.O.E. University of Michigan) is a professor in the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame and is the Rex and Alice A. Martin Research Director of the Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide. Her current research interests focus on the psychology of ethical decision making, examining why employees, leaders and students behave unethically, despite their best intentions to behave to the contrary. Ann is the author, co-author, or co-editor of six books on this topic—including Blind Spots (with Max Bazerman), Behavioral Ethics: Shaping an Emerging Field (with David De Cremer), Codes of Conduct: Behavioral Research into Business Ethics (with David Messick)—and over 50 research articles and chapters. Her research has been featured in interviews airing on MSNBC and National Public Radio, and adaptations, excerptions and references to her work have appeared in a variety of publications, including the New York Times, US News and World Report, AP, NBC, ABC, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Guardian, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Washington Examiner, The Globe and Mail, Ethisphere Magazine, Investor's Business Daily, and in blogs for Psychology Today and Freakonomics. Ann teaches at the executive, MBA, and undergraduate levels. Prior to entering academics, Ann worked as an engineer for S.C. Johnson & Son and and as a sales and marketing consultant for ZS Associates.

Rev. David Tyson, C.S.C.
Former Provincial Superior, Indiana Province
Congregation of Holy Cross

Father David Tyson, C.S.C. rejoins the College as a Professional Specialist and Teaching Professor, as well as Director of Catholic Outreach. He previously served at the University in a variety of positions on the staff and faculty in the 1970’s and eighties. He joined the College faculty after completing graduate studies where he served as an assistant and associate professor in the Department of Management. During that decade he also served as executive assistant to the University president, Father Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., and as Vice President for Student Affairs. In 1990, he resigned from the University upon his election as the president of the University of Portland, a Holy Cross sister institution of Notre Dame. During his thirteen years at Portland, Father Tyson oversaw a major expansion of the campus, a tripling of its endowment, and improvement of the University’s regional and national standing. In 2003, he was elected the provincial superior of what was then called the Indiana Province of Holy Cross, the largest Holy Cross province in the world. During his nine year tenure, Father Tyson choreographed the reincorporation of the Southern Province into the Indiana Province. In 2009, he began a process which led to the merger of the Eastern Province into the Indiana Province. That process was completed in 2011 with the title of the province being changed to the United States Province with over 500 members serving on three continents. He led the US Province until the end of his term in 2012. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Notre Dame for his contributions to the University, the Congregation of Holy Cross, and Catholic higher education. That same year, the University of Portland awarded him its highest accolade, the Christus Magister Medal, for outstanding service to the University and Catholic higher education in the United States. Over these years, he served on a variety of different boards, including Notre Dame’s Board of Fellows and Board of Trustees, the Air Force’s Board of Visitors of Air University. He was also received the highest civilian award, the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal, from the Department of the Army in providing guidance and support for military education in the context of a University.

Rev. Ollie Williams, C.S.C.
Director, Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business
Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame

Oliver Williams, C.S.C. specializes in the areas of business ethics, corporate governance, and Catholic social teaching. Williams is the editor or author of 15 books as well as numerous articles on business ethics in journals. He is the Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. A former Naval Officer, Williams earned his doctorate from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Notre Dame. He is a Catholic priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross. He served as Associate Provost of the University of Notre Dame from 1987-94 and is a past chair of the Social Issues Division of the Academy of Management. In 2006, he was appointed a member of the three-person Board of Directors at the United Nations Global Compact Foundation. The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative with over 8,000 businesses around the world as members.


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