Joanna McNulty serves as the Business and Program Manager of the Environmental Change Initiative. She holds a B.S. in Biology (1990) from the University of Notre Dame. She returned to the University in 2002 and has served in several capacities including research, outreach and administrative support. Prior to her time at Notre Dame, McNulty practiced as a secondary science teacher and as an outdoor educator.
As an experienced research administrator, McNulty provides the full suite of day-to-day operations and administrative support from personnel management, to organizing conferences and meetings, to managing as much as seventeen million dollars in grant funds and activities. McNulty’s interests, as well as her education and experience, enhance her ability to forecast ND-ECI’s needs, both from a financial and a personnel standpoint.