A A Email Print Share

Martin Hehir, C.S.Sp. Chair in Scholarly Excellence

Dr. Tammy Hughes

hughesDr. Tammy Hughes, chair of the School of Education’s Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education, is the inaugural holder of the Martin Hehir, C.S.Sp., Chair in Scholarly Excellence. The Chair was established in 2010.

Hughes is an award-winning teacher and active researcher who is widely recognized for her service to children and scholarly expertise in the area of child violence.

The Rev. Martin Hehir, C.S.Sp. was the fourth and longest-serving president of this institution (1899-1930). Under his leadership, the Pittsburgh Catholic College evolved into Duquesne University and grew to become the seventh largest Catholic university in the United States.