Michael Hebbeler, M.A.

Assistant Director



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Office Address:

166 Geddes Hall

Michael serves as Assistant Director, Community Education and Partnerships. He is the managing director of Notre Dame Programs for Education in Prison (NDPEP). This network of programs and partnerships across the state of Indiana offers undergraduate liberal arts courses and degrees within state prisons, evaluates the transformative impact of prison education efforts, provides career development and re-entry support for students and alumni, and creates avenues for faculty research on incarceration.

Michael also instructs courses and facilitates programming in collaboration with local community partners regarding advocacy and the arts. He is a longtime board member and resident of the Near Northwest Neighborhood and provides leadership to Faith in St. Joe County, a faith-based community organizing initiative that cultivates power through relationship-building across religious, racial, and economic differences.

His articles and artwork have appeared in ARTS: The Arts in Religious and Theological StudiesAmerica Magazine, and South Bend’s annual Art and Social Justice Exhibition. He is co-founder of the Sappy Moffitt Baseball League, where his South Shore Liners remain a perennial contender.