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The Department of Sociology at Notre Dame has signature strengths in cultural sociology, the sociology of education, political sociology and social movements, and the sociology of religion.

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Sociology PhD Graduates May 2018 Commencement

Please join us in congratulating our 2017-2018 Sociology PhD graduates!

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Sociologist studies progressive role of religious activism in immigration and Women’s March

There are two sides to every story. And for Kraig Beyerlein, there's a side of the story about religious activism that has not been fully told.

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Same-sex marriage contributes to weakening of LGBQ community, sociologist finds

Abigail Ocobock, visiting assistant professor of sociology at Notre Dame, offers the first systemic look at the influence of marriage on the LGBQ community in a new paper published in the Journal of Marriage and Family.

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