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Sociology Majors Advising Night Pizza Party!

Get course advising from faculty advisors.  Sociology first majors will receive PINs.

November 5 from 4:30-6:00pm on the 8th Floor of Flanner Hall

Join the Sociology Club!  The club hosts social and academic events for sociology students as well as for everyone!

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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.

The department features undergraduate and graduate programs, innovative research opportunities that cut across disciplinary boundaries, and award-winning faculty who are widely recognized for their scholarly publications.

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To affirm the human dignity of all, the members of this department support and actively work to ensure the inclusion of our faculty, staff and students regardless of gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.


Video: Ann Mische on Peacemaking and Our Perceptions of the Future
October 14, 2014

Ann Mische

“The capacity to project into the future is an essential component of our agency as human beings. It’s in our imaginations, yet it has a real impact upon what we do. It draws us forward in different ways,” said Ann Mische, an associate professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Sociology and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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The Paradox of Generosity
September 10, 2014

The Paradox of Generosity, Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson

The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose

Christian Smith

The William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology

Hilary Davidson…

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