Jonathan Hannah

Jonathan Hannah

Jonathan Hannah joined the Law School in 2018 after five years as director of foundation relations at the University of Notre Dame. He is also currently a professional specialist 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 bachelor’s degree from Saint Xavier University, a master’s degree from Lewis University, and a juris doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy. He was a Fulbright scholar in 2015 and participated in an International Education Administrator program in Germany.


Philanthropy and the common good at Notre Dame

A course at the University of Notre Dame—made possible by the Philanthropy Lab—gives undergraduates the opportunity to make up to $85,000 in grants to nonprofits. Here’s how the process went.