Sabine G. MacCormackSabine G. MacCormack


Kellogg Institute Tribute

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, Professor of Arts and Letters;
Professor of History and Classics (DPhil, Oxford University, 1975)

Member of the American Philosophical Society; Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, and Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities (2001).

Geographic focus: Latin America; Europe

Thematic interests: Roman empire and late antiquity. The Andean region in the 16th and 17th centuries. Interaction between Andean and European cultures and religions.

Research: Conflict and accommodation between Andean and Spanish political and religious ideas and practices in the early modern period; Christianity and classical culture in the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo.  Instrumental in establishing the Latin American Indigenous Language Learning (LAILL) program at Notre Dame.

Selected publications: