Lisa Caufield is from Toronto, Canada and moved to Ireland in 2003. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honor's BA in English and History and a minor in Theology. She is also a graduate of Ryerson University where she obtained a finance background. She spent six years working in publishing in Toronto.
Lisa completed an M.A. in modern Irish literature from the National University in Maynooth, County Kildare and has worked for the University of Notre Dame since 2004. In 2014, Lisa was appointed Director of the Kylemore Abbey Global Centre and by 2018 created an additional opportunity for ND junior semester abroad at the National University of Galway.
Lisa teaches the Immunity to Change module on the Executive education program that is annually hosted at Kylemore and is responsible for curating the interdisciplinary programs, courses, residencies and retreats hosted at the Global Centre.