ND SOC News from the Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame, College of Arts and Letters
Spring 2015

Notre Dame Professors Will Lead American Sociological Association’s Flagship Journal

The American Sociological Association has appointed three Notre Dame sociologists to serve as the next editors of its flagship journal, American Sociological Review. Associate Professor Omar Lizardo, Professor Rory McVeigh, and Professor Sarah Mustillo begin their three-year term in January 2016. Read More


Three Graduate Students Receive NSF Fellowships

A trio of sociology graduate students—Katie Condit, Danielle Fulmer, and Nicole Perez—received research fellowships from the National Science Foundation for the 2014-15 academic year. Read More


With $3 Million NIH Grant, Researchers to Study Social Circles and Health

A team of researchers in Notre Dame’s Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications will study social networks and health-related behaviors with a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The study will involve incoming first-year students and use smartphone apps and wearable technology devices. Read More


Course Prepares Students for International Field Research

Undergraduate research projects are transformed from broad ideas to focused realities in International Research Design, a new course developed by Kellogg Assistant Professor of Sociology Erin Metz McDonnell. Read More


Two Awards Support Ph.D. Student's Research on Effects of Brazil Policing Program

Ph.D. student Stefanie Israel has received a Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship and Fulbright Study-Research Grant for her comparative ethnography of four communities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More

Also in This Issue
  Exploring the Paradox of Generosity  

  Why Sociology Majors Are Prepared for Careers in Business  

  Video: Analyzing the Sociology of Deception and Long-Term Lies  

  Video: How Perceptions of the Future Impact Personal Agency  

  Pinpointing Sources of Political Polarization  

  Study Shows 'Trophy Wife' Stereotype is Largely a Myth  

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