Areas of Study
Gender, Family, Development, Political Sociology
Abigail Jorgensen is a second-year doctoral student in sociology at the University of Notre Dame and a Notebaert Fellow. Her current work focuses on the parenthood shift, civic participation, state efficiency, and child mortality. 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 gender and family, politics, and the impact these have on each other. She will receive a Master’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame in May. Please feel free to contact her at the email address below if you would like more information.