Jonathan Noble

Assistant Provost for Internationalization

Main Campus

As assistant provost for internationalization, Jonathan Noble leads the office’s Global Engagement and Faculty Partnership Team. Noble provides the academic and strategic vision for Notre Dame International’s global engagement programs and oversees the office’s faculty research and collaboration grant program. Within Notre Dame International, Noble heads the Asia regional team.

Noble is also a professor of the practice in Notre Dame International, an advisor for the Keough School of Global Affairs, an associate of the University’s global advancement team, and fellows of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Liu Institute for Asia & Asian Studies.

As assistant provost for Asia between 2012 and 2017, Noble was the founding director of the Beijing Global Gateway and founder of the Greater China Scholars Program. He previously served as the provost office’s advisor for Asia initiatives between 2007 and 2011.

Focusing his research and teaching on contemporary Chinese culture and society, Noble is the author of over 50 articles, essays, and translations, and he was one of 20 China scholars in the United States selected in 2005 to participate in the inaugural Public Intellectuals Program sponsored by the National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Noble holds a Ph.D. in East Asian languages and literatures from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in East Asian studies from the College of William & Mary.