Naomi Yavneh Klos

Director, University Honors Program

Office Location
112 Monroe Library
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans University Honors Program 568 Monroe Hall, Campus Box 75 6363 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 864-7330
Fax Number
(504) 864-7275
E-mail Address


Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley; M.A. in Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley; A.B. in Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Short Bio

Dr. Naomi Yavneh Klos joined the Loyola University New Orleans Honors Program as its first full-time director in August, 2011, after serving as Associate Dean of the Honors College and….Florida.  An expert in gender and spirituality in Italian Renaissance Culture, she recently presented her research at King’s College, London.  A former president of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and founding director of the Council of Undergraduate Research’s Arts & Humanities division, she is a member of the AJCU Honors Consortium and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Collegiate Honors Council.  A member of the inaugural cohort of Loyola’s Ignatian Faculty Fellows Program, she is currently writing a book, “Not Just for Jesuits: Ignatian Values in Honors and Beyond.”

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