Mr. Stephen J. Reifenberg

Co-Director of Integration Lab & Assoc. Director of the Practice of Int'l Develo, Keough School of Global Affairs
Notre Dame, Indiana
United States

Focus Areas

Higher Education
Social Justice
Immigration & Border Issues


Steve Reifenberg KNFP 13 is the Executive Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Before coming to Notre Dame in February 2010, he worked for more than two decades on international educational, negotiation and development issues at Harvard University. From 1996 to 2002, he served as the Executive Director of Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS). From 2002 to 2010, he served as the Director of the DRCLAS Regional Office, which managed Harvard’s student programs in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru, as well as coordinated Harvard faculty research and policy projects in the region. As the Regional Office Program Director of the Chile Office, Steve manages all activities and operations of the DRCLAS Office in Santiago,Chilé. Steve Reifenberg has worked at Harvard or organizations affiliated with Harvard for the past 14 years. For six years he was the Executive Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard. Previous to this, he was the Program Director for Latin America of the Conflict Management Group (CMG), an international non-profit organization created from the Harvard Negotiation Project at the Harvard Law School and he served for four years as the Director of the Edward S. Mason Program in Public Policy and Management, jointly administered by the Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard Institute for International Development. In the early 1980s, he lived and worked for two years at a small orphanage in Santiago, Chile. Steve is a graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government where he earned a Master in Public Policy. He also holds a Master in Print Journalism from Boston University and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame.