ISP Alumni dinner in Chicago

Engage With Alumni

Students who have been a part of Kellogg Institute undergraduate programs remain a part of our community long after they graduate.  From advising our current students to meeting with each other to continuing the work of the Institute, there are many ways our alumni remain a critical part of the Institute.



Opportunities to Engage


International Scholars Program Chicago Alumni Event
Wondering how you might tap into the International Scholars alumni network? Hoping to gain advice from former scholars who are out in the world? Join Chicago ISP alumni for dinner and conversation; 8 of our Chicago ISP alums will join us virtually. 

Thursday, September 29, 2022 |  7:15pm
Chicago alumni include:

  • Kevin Angell
  • ​​​Evelyn Bauman
  • Sam Cannova
  • Bright Gyamfi
  • Grace Rucker
  • John Skakun
  • Joseph VanderZee
  • Attina Zhang




International Scholars Program Virtual Alumni Talk Panel
Current International Scholars are invited to join select International Scholar alumni for information conversations about their careers. These talks will take place the week of October 24-28th, 2022.

Wednesday, October 26,  5:00pm

  • Stephanie Mulhern Ogorzalek -  Director for Gender-Based Violence and Cross-Cutting Issues, Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State 

Thursday, October 27, 5:00pm

Friday, October 28, 2022


From Kellogg to Career: Building Future Scholars
The Kellogg Institute presents a glimpse into the distinctive research and educational opportunities available through the Institute, with a panel showcasing scholars who had formative experiences as students affiliated with Kellogg. Learn how Kellogg support and programming helped them hone their research skills and influenced their educational and career trajectories.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:30pm  Hesburgh Center Auditorium

  • Juan Albarracín Dierolf (PhD '18), Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois Chicago; Former Kellogg Dissertation Year Fellow and PhD Fellow
  • Annelise Gill-Wiehl '19, NSF Graduate Student Researcher and MS/PhD candidate (energy and resources), University of California, Berkeley; Former Kellogg International Scholar and International Development Studies Minor
  • Bright Gyamfi '16, PhD candidate (history), Northwestern University; Former Kellogg International Scholar
  • Marie-Claire Klassen (PhD '23, expected), PhD candidate (theology), University of Notre Dame; Kellogg Dissertation Year Fellow


  • Aníbal Pérez-Liñan, Director, Kellogg Institute; Former Kellogg Doctoral Student, Visiting Fellow, and Distinguished Research Affiliate
  • Katherine Bersch, Nancy Akers and J. Mason Wallace Assistant Professor of Political Science, Davidson College; Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow; Former Kellogg Latin American Studies Program (LASP) Minor




Human Development Conference – alumni career panel

As part of the 15th annual student-led Human Development Conference, alumni of the International Development Studies program will join Notre Dame students on Thursday, February 23rd prior to the start of the conference. More information regarding who will be joining that panel is coming soon.

Thursday, February 23, 2023  |  6:30pm



40th Anniversary of the Kellogg Institute
20th Anniversary of the International Scholars Program
​​​​As part of the 40th anniversary, the International Scholars Program will be celebrating its 20th year. An alumni panel as well as reunion events will take place in conjunction with the 40th anniversary.

Kellogg Institute will commemorate its anniversary with a special event that will include panels, social opportunities, special keynotes, and more. All are invited and we especially are looking forward to welcoming back former visiting fellows and alumni of both our graduate and undergraduate programs.

Mark your calendars and watch this space for more information on the event programming and a list of confirmed presenters and attendees!
April 21-22, 2023


ISP Alumni Dinner - Chicago, Sept 29, 2022