2011–2013 Faculty Fellows

2011–2013 Faculty Fellows

 

Joseph A. Buttigieg

William R. Kenan Jr., Professor of English

Director of the Ph.D. in Literature Program

Director of the Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program

Co-director of Italian Studies

Joseph A. Buttigieg's interests are modern literature, critical theory, and the relationship between culture and politics. In addition to numerous articles, Buttigieg has authored a book on James Joyce's aesthetics, A Portrait of the Artist in Different Perspective. He is also the editor and translator of the multi-volume complete critical edition of Antonio Gramsci's Prison Notebooks, a project that has been supported by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. As a Center Faculty Fellow, he will work closely withConnie Snyder Mick, director of Social Concerns Seminars and Community-Based Learning, to consult on community engagement within the Hesburgh-Yusko program and on Center-based faculty development initiatives.

 

Juan Carlos Guzman

Assistant Professional Specialist

Institute for Latino Studies

Juan Carlos Guzman is assistant professional specialist with Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, where he is the director of research. As a Center Faculty Fellow, he will be mentoring undergraduates in the Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor (PSIM), which Center faculty member Connie Snyder Mick codirects. 
Under his guidance, PSIM students will be engaged in community-based research that focuses on increasing the institutional capacity of community organizations to deal with health issues such as obesity and chronic disease. Dr. Guzman will also be assisting in the design of community-based participatory research being undertaken by the Monroe Park Food Co-op in collaboration with other organizations in the area that are addressing issues of food security. Dr. Guzman’s research focuses on socioeconomic issues that affect vulnerable populations such as women and children. His publications have centered on the state of Latinos in Chicago, how gender shapes adolescence, and the impact of remittances and gender on household expenditures in Ghana.