Sociologist Lyn Spillman Investigates Business Culture

Author: Sara Burnett

From the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to the International Concrete Repair Institute, there are more than 4,000 active business associations in the United States. And contrary to popular misconceptions, says Notre Dame sociologist Lyn Spillman, they do more than just lobby politicians and promote products.

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Growth in Field Spurs Investment in Cultural Sociology

Author: Sara Burnett

As interest in cultural sociology has risen in recent decades, so too has Notre Dame's investment in its faculty.

"We've been growing over the past 20 years, but in the last five years it has all come together," says cultural sociologist Lyn Spillman, an associate professor who has studied American political and economic culture.

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