Program Director, Program on Church, State & Society
Jonathan Hannah joined the Law School in 2018 after serving as director of foundation relations at the University of Notre Dame. He is also currently an assistant teaching professor in the political science department where he teaches a course on philanthropy and the common good. Jonathan previously worked as a policy analyst in Washington, D.C., and has been an instructor at the Lewis University College of Business.
He holds a B.A. in political science from Saint Xavier University, an M.Sc. from Lewis University, a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy, and graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School with an LL.M. in international human rights. He was a Fulbright scholar in 2015 and participated in an International Education Administrator program in Germany. His writing has appeared at Public Discourse, Philanthropy Daily, Notre Dame Magazine, and Real Clear Policy.
In the News
A Tax Policy for the Common Good: Renew the CARES Act’s Charitable Tax Deduction Permanently, December 2020
Philanthropy students award nearly $50,000 to local nonprofits, November 2020
Cool Classes: Philanthropy and the Common Good, May 2020
Philanthropy and Society students award $83,000 to local nonprofits, January 2020
Program on Church, State & Society grows with addition of director, September 2018