Distinguished Visiting Professorship

The Virgilio Elizondo Distinguished Visiting Professorship brings renowned scholars of Latino Studies to the Notre Dame campus for a series of events that engage faculty, students, and the wider community. Named for our esteemed senior ILS colleague, the eminent theologian Fr. Virgilio Elizondo, the Distinguished Visiting Professorship includes activities such as a public lecture or performance, a symposium, presentations in Latino studies classes, and meetings with graduate and undergraduate students to mentor them in their research projects and careers.

Holders of the Virgilio Elizondo Distinguished Visiting Professorship:

2015- Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, Harvard Divinity School, with a joint appointment with the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

2014- Arlene Dávila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

Virgilio Elizondo and Arlene Davila