Because our focus is humankind, we are connected to research partners throughout Notre Dame and the world.

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 World Partners

  • Africana Studies

    The Department of 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.

  • Biological Anthropology Medical Imaging Laboratory, Quinnipiac University, (Hamden, CT, US)

    Co-directed by a former ND grad, Prof. Jaime Ullinger, this lab allows imaging of Near Eastern skeletal samples affiliated with the curated collections at ND.

  • Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST)

    CEST provides analytical instruments that are available to campus researchers and external partners. The instruments at CEST are essential to many faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student projects.

  • Center for Italian Studies

    The Center for Italian Studies supports research and education on the languages, cultures, and peoples of Italy's past, present, and future from many disciplinary perspectives. It offers research grants, lectures, and networking opportunities.

  • Center for Network Sciences and Applications (iCeNSA)

    As part of an educational institution, iCeNSA provides a hands-on training environment in network science for undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral associates.

  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center and Research Institute (Cortez, CO, US)

    CCAC is an experiential education and research center focusing on archaeology and Native American initiatives in the U.S. Southwest. It provides opportunities for fieldwork, training, and internships for undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Eck Institute for Global Health

    The Eck Institute for Global Health serves as a university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and works to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards and reduce health disparities for all.

  • Environmental Change Initiative

    At ECI, researchers from science, engineering, social science and other disciplines work with policymakers, corporations, resource managers and the nonprofit community to pursue environmental change research that is translational.

  • Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago, IL, US)

    In cooperation with the Chicago Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois, the University of Notre Dame Anthropology Department has established a summer internship program open to anthropology majors and minors.

  • 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.

  • Glenn A Black Laboratory of Archaeology (GBL)

    The GBL research programs at Angel Mounds State Historic Site provide numerous opportunities for faculty and students to collaborate on investigations of a prehistoric Middle Mississippian chiefdom.

  • Illinois State Museum (Springfield, IL, US)

    The Research and Collections Center at the ISM houses archaeological collections from Illinois and Northern Indiana. Their experts in archaeological faunal analysis have trained undergraduates in faunal analysis through workshops and directed research.

  • Initiative on Race and Resilience

    Global in scope and comparative and interdisciplinary in critical approach, the Initiative on Race and Resilience promotes multiracial collaboration, qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and inclusive pedagogy.

  • Institute for Educational Initiatives

    This Institute facilitates conversations among many people involved in educational research and practice.

  • Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

    Students can participate in the joint Ph.D. program in anthropology and peace studies with the Kroc Institute. The Kroc sponsors talks and events on campus on topics related to the roots of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace.

  • John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values

    The John J. Reilly Center at the University of Notre Dame offers graduate and undergraduate programs and fosters scholarly conversation at the intersections between the humanities and social sciences, and the sciences and medicine.

  • Kellogg Institute for International Studies

    The Kellogg Institute supports faculty and graduate students who are interested in critical global issues. Kellogg has a specific focus on democracy and human development. It also supports many talks and symposiums on campus.

  • 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.

  • L'École Biblique et Archéologique Français de Jérusalem, (Jerusalem)

    This is the ancient site for the Byzantine monastery of St. Stephen's in Jerusalem. Prof. Sheridan, a researcher on the Dead Sea Scrolls and curated Qumran skeletal assemblage, and students have worked and lived at this site since 1995.

  • Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies

    The Liu Institute provides a wonderful center for scholars and students interested in Asian matters. It has been growing in vitality in recent years and provides lectures, working groups, funding, and special events.

  • Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics Laboratory (MSPF)

    MSPF provides modern instrumentation and expertise for mass spectrometric and chromatographic analyses. We utilize this facility to analyze dental enamel for sex determination using amino acids associated with the X and Y chromosomes.

  • Mesa Verde National Park (Montezuma County, CO, US)

    Prof. Glowacki’s research in the Park focuses on social change in the cliff dwellings and on surveying ancestral Pueblo villages. Her collaborations provide opportunities for fieldwork and archaeological research for undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, National Forest Service

    Since 2016, Prof. Schurr and colleagues have conducted research at the Middle Grant Creek site. This early 17th century Native American site provides insights into indigenous lifeways and prairie ecology just before extensive contact with Europeans.

  • Midwest Archaeological Center, National Park Service (Lincoln, NE, US)

    The Midwest Archaeological Center helps manage and investigate archaeological resources in the National Parks System. Their archaeological experts and have collaborated with Notre Dame faculty on excavations at the Indiana Dunes National Park.

  • 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 and integrated, interdisciplinary home for students and faculty to explore the factors that shape Europe today.

  • National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC, US)

    The Bioarchaeology Laboratory at ND houses most of the Early Bronze Age Bab adh-Dhra skeletal collection - the earliest component of this assemblage is housed at Smithsonian. Students from both labs have collaborated for a decade or more.

  • Tissue Mechanics Laboratory

    The microCT facilities in this laboratory have allowed Prof. Sheridan and students to look at bone microstructure for a variety of biomechanics projects related to tissue loading and locomotion.

  • University of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

    Professor Bolten is a member of the research advisory council and is an advisor on the new PhD program in Development Studies.

  • WF Albright Institute of Archaeological Research – (Jerusalem)

    The Albright has been host to Prof. Sheridan and students over the years. Their archaeology library, active lecture series, field trips to archaeological sites, and living accommodations have provided an overseas base for ND's bioarchaeological research.

  • William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families

    The William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families brings people together to conduct innovative research to understand and support healthy development across the lifespan.