For a list of Academic Program faculty, please visit the Faculty page here.

Jennifer Mason McAward

Director and Associate Professor of Law


Jennifer Mason McAward received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Notre Dame in 1994, majoring in Government and International Relations and minoring in Theology. Following law school, Professor Mason McAward served as a law clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and then for United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. She

Christina Leblang 

Project Manager
Catholic Social Thought and International Human Rights Law


Christina Leblang joins the Center for Civil and Human Rights to develop an online research tool for scholars and practitioners that will facilitate identifying convergences between documents of Catholic social teaching and human rights. Christina holds a Masters of Engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Theological Studies from the University of Notre Dame. Previously working for Indiana University School of Medicine investigating the budding mechanism of Ebola virus, Christina brings her experience in project management to developing interests in human rights.


Kevin Fye

Communications Program Manager


Kevin coordinates communications for CCHR and its academic program including news, web and print content, and event-related materials. He also serves as a designer for the Dean’s Office of the Keough School of Global Affairs.

Kevin’s experience includes fifteen years as a designer and animator with WNDU and Golden Dome Productions. In 2001 he co-founded Imagine, a visual marketing firm in South Bend, delivering communications across print, web, and video media. He earned his M.A. in Art History from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and has taught courses in art history, design, and visual literacy at Indiana University South Bend.