Faculty and Staff

Sheila Christophorou

Administrative Assistant

4150 Jenkins Hall
(574) 631-7871

Sheila Christophorou joined the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion in October 2018. She is responsible for working closely with both teams to provide day to day support on daily projects and various yearly events. Prior to joining Notre Dame, she served over 20 years working in academia as a Project Manager in the Community Development Office at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Engineering at Bradley University Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology in Peoria, IL. She completed her paralegal studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Sheila spends time volunteering for The American Cancer Society and running yearly in Race for the Cure.

Alexander Hsu

Adjunct Assistant Teaching Professor

4155 Jenkins Hall
(574) 631-7093

Alexander Hsu serves as adjunct assistant teaching professor for the Ansari Institute and the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. He is also the Ansari Institute’s academic advisor and program manager. His research focuses on early Buddhist scriptures in medieval China and employs perspectives from manuscript studies, genre theory, and cultural history in order to examine how the use of texts reflects transformations in religious reading practices. Hsu’s current book project examines why and how medieval Chinese Buddhists used anthologies to “economize” their gigantic scriptural canon

Josh Stowe

Senior Content Specialist

4157 Jenkins Hall
(574) 631-1990

Josh Stowe creates and implements digital marketing strategies, manages projects, and develops compelling content for the Ansari Institute. A Notre Dame graduate and a former journalist, he has worked for the University’s College of Arts and Letters as well as the Notre Dame Alumni Association.