Erika Summers-Effler

Associate Professor, Sociology
Ph.D: University of Pennsylvania, 2004


Research and Teaching Interests

Theory, social movements, qualitative methods


Erika Summers-Effler joined Notre Dame’s sociology department as an assistant professor in the fall of 2004.

Her research focuses on micro sociology, including: interaction, emotion, small groups, micro dynamics of culture, and the constitution and processes of the self. She has published in the areas of social theory, social movements, culture, and gender.

Summers Effler CV.pdf

Contact Information

Phone: (574) 631-3838
Fax: (574) 631-9238
Office: 748 Flanner
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