JP Shortall, M.A.

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Director, Communications and Advancement

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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January 2021

February 2021

Application Open | SSLP 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (All day)
Social Concerns Fair
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Application Close | SSLP 2021
Monday, February 15, 2021 (All day)

March 2021

2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 11:00am to 8:15pm
2021 CST Conference: Justice in the World
Saturday, March 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:15pm

April 2021