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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.


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

Lisa Carlson…

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Bearing Witness to Protest in Rio de Janeiro Favelas
June 20, 2014

Kellogg PhD Fellow Stefanie Israel (sociology) reports from Rio de Janeiro where she is conducting pre-dissertation field research on slum “pacification” with an Institute graduate research grant.

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