Judith A. Chubb


Political Science Department | Russian and Eastern European Studies

In Memoriam | October 16, 1947 - November 4, 2023
Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society Emeritus
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fields:  Comparative politics; political violence; politics of Russia and China



Professor Chubb joined the Holy Cross Political Science Department faculty in 1978 after earning her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was awarded the College's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2010. Professor Chubb created and led the College's Maymester program in Nairobi, Kenya, where students had the opportunities to study and participate in internships in Kibera, one of the most densely populated, impoverished areas in Kenya.

Dr. Chubb was Director on the International Studies Concentration for seven years. Beloved by her colleagues and students, Professor Chubb retired in May 2023.

A celebration of Professor Chubb's life and work will take place at a later date.