Joe Holt is the Director for Executive Ethics in the Executive Education program at the Mendoza College of Business. A former Jesuit seminarian and priest, Dr. Holt earned his Series 7 license and briefly worked as a stockbroker before enrolling in law school. Following his graduation, he worked on death-row appeal cases at the Northwestern University School of Law's Bluhm Legal Clinic and spent five years as a corporate attorney with major law firms in Chicago and Denver.
Prior to joining Notre Dame’s full-time faculty in 2004, Dr. Holt was an adjunct instructor in the University of Notre Dame Chicago EMBA program and served as a Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the Clinic on Entrepreneurship at The University of Chicago Law School. He holds a BA in Political Science from Boston College as well as graduate degrees in Philosophy from Fordham University, Theology from the Weston School of Theology, and Biblical Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. He earned his JD from Harvard Law School in 1996.