Carolina Arroyo



Regular Faculty - Associate Professional Specialist


Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies and Director of Internships


State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
B.A. Linguistics, Magna Cum Laude, 1983
Stanford University, Stanford, California
M.A. Anthropology, 1990

Research and Teaching Interests

Community based research on the collateral consequences of incarceration for ex-drug offenders, focusing on Ban the Box  and the SNAP laws in Indiana.

Advising Specialties

Undergraduate advising, first generation students, transfer students, experiential education, career discernment, foreign service.


Carolina Arroyo specializes in academic advising with particular emphasis on advising as teaching. She is the co-founder of the Campus Wide Internship Programs group, which meets bi-annually to discuss best practices, legal issues and the like.  Prior to attending graduate school, Carolina taught Spanish in Kansas City, Missouri and English as a Second Language in Guadalajara, Mexico; Houston, Texas and Buffalo, New York. 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:30-11:30 and 1:30-3:30, and by appointment

Contact Information

Office: 217 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Phone: 574-631-8248
Fax: 574-631-4405

Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
217 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556


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