Associate Professor of Business
Term Teaching Professor
Office: 222 Mendoza
Laura (Hirschfeld) Hollis received her bachelor’s degree in English and her law degree from the University of Notre Dame. She now holds faculty appointments in the Mendoza College of Business and the Law School at the University of Notre Dame, where she teaches courses in business law and entrepreneurship. Her expertise is in entrepreneurship, economic development, and public policy. Prior to joining the Accounting department, Professor Hollis was Director of the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at Notre Dame. She held joint appointments in Engineering and Business at the University of Illinois from 2000 – 2010. She was a tenured professor of law at the University of Detroit Mercy, and a visiting professor of law at Michigan State University. In addition to her legal publications, Hollis has been a freelance political writer for The Detroit News, Townhall.com, and the Christian Post. She is married and has two children.