JP Shortall, M.A.

Director of Communications and Advancement
Office Phone: 
574-631-3209
Office Address: 
209 Geddes Hall

JP Shortall is an associate director of the Center for Social Concerns and the director of Communications and Advancement. Before coming to the center, he was the communications specialist for Notre Dame's Science of Generosity initiative for five years.  

JP has taught English, First Year Writing, and Film, Television, and Theater at Notre Dame, and served as assistant editor and editor of the Journal of Religion and Literature from 2004–2006. He also served on the founding Board of Directors of the Music Village, a community music school in South Bend, Indiana. 

From 2003–2009, JP was pianist and musical director for Orquesta Caribe, a local Latin orchestra, and pianist and musical director for Mambo Azul, an Afro-Cuban sextet from South Bend, Indiana.

He received his B.A. in English and Philosophy from Salisbury University, his M.A. in English Literature from Northeastern University, and his M.A. in American Literature from the University of Notre Dame.

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Upcoming Events

January 2019

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2019 Social Concerns Fair
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

February 2019

01
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
22
Labor Café
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

March 2019

01
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
21
Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
21
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
22
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
23
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
29
Labor Café
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

April 2019

05
Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
12
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
26
Labor Café
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

June 2019

04
Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)