Abigail Jorgensen

Abigail Jorgensen

Areas of Study

Political Sociology, Gender, Family, Social Movements, Religion


Abigail Jorgensen is a doctoral student in sociology at the University of Notre Dame and a Notebaert Fellow. Her current work focuses on besiegement theory in women’s studies and the impacts mental illness can have on perceptions of mothering. Prior to joining the Department of Sociology, Abigail earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and Gender Studies at the University of Notre Dame with a minor in Theology.

Abigail’s primary interests include understandings of motherhood or family more generally, the impact of identity on political behavior, and occasionally the nexus between these two. Please feel free to contact her at the email address below if you would like more information.

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