ND SOC News from the Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters
Spring 2013

Video: Fighting For a More Generous World

The University of Notre Dame’s Science of Generosity initiative is leading an international effort to uncover the causes, manifestations, and consequences of generosity. Read More


New Sociology Professor Focuses on Immigration

The newest faculty member in Notre Dame’s Department of Sociology originally planned to pursue a career in diplomacy. While studying in Cuba, however, Jennifer Jones came to the realization that the limitations of such a job would never satisfy her. Read More


Ph.D. Student Explores Humanity’s Relationship to Natural Environment

Justin Farrell, a doctoral candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of Sociology, is interested in how human values, morality, and religion impact our responses to environmental problems. Read More


Video: Meet Sociology Major Sam Lee

“Sociology shapes your lens and perspective and how you see people in a larger context and the social forces that shape people,” says Sam Lee, a Notre Dame senior from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. “It’s applicable to a lot of things.” Read More

Also in This Issue
  Joan Aldous: A Lifetime of Research on Families and Gender  

  Maureen Hallinan’s Legacy of Research and Leadership  

  Robert Fishman Compares Differences Among Democracies  

  Former Chief Justice Lauds Liberal Arts Perspective  

Affiliated Centers
  Center for Research on Educational Opportunity  

  Center for the Study of Religion and Society  

  Center for the Study of Social Movements  

  Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications