Scientifically studying social interactions, social relationships, and social structures
Home to outstanding faculty and academic programs, the Notre Dame Department of Sociology is a center for innovative research. Our signature strengths are cultural sociology, the sociology of education, political sociology and social movements, and the sociology of religion.
The Department of Sociology is committed to creating an environment that values and supports all members of our community
From courses on criminology, to social networks, to art, to economics and money, the Department of Sociology has courses for all of your interests
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Sociology faculty work with you to become an outstanding independent scholar, with a robust research agenda. We’ll help you develop into peers and colleagues who follow their passion and generate creative, original scholarship.