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Starting Wed Mar 19, 2014

Registration for ND’s 2014 Summer Session begins at 5 a.m.




May 27 - Summer 2014 Session 1 Begins

June 16 - Summer 2014 Regular 6-Week Session Begins

Book Launch Celebration for Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill and Kari Christoffersen

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society requests the pleasure of your company at a brief book launch celebration for the publication of a book by Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill and Kari Christoffersen

Young Catholic America:  Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone From the Church (Oxford University Press 2014).

Refreshments and Hors D'oeuvres will be served



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.


Recent Faculty Books
April 21, 2014

Check out this list of books recently published by faculty members in Notre Dame's Department of Sociology. 

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Sociologist Focuses On Intersection of Politics, Development in Africa
April 21, 2014

As a college student, Erin Metz McDonnell wanted “to experience a world view as completely different from my own as possible, a way of life that would take me out of my Midwestern comfort zone.” She chose Ghana and fell in love with the country. Now a Kellogg Assistant Professor of Sociology at Notre Dame, McDonnell continues to explore the region in her research and teaching.

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We extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Maureen Hallinan, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame. Maureen died Monday (January 28) in South Bend, Ind. after an illness. She was 73. For more information, see




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