The Center for the Study of Social Movements (CSSM) is an international epicenter for scholarly activity related to the study of social movements and social change.

Congratulations to the Recipient of the 2024 McCarthy Award - Dr. Donatella della Porta!

Read more about the McCarthy award winners here.

As the home of the John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior, the Young Scholars in Social Movements Conference, and the Mobilizing Ideas blog, CSSM is uniquely positioned to connect students and faculty at Notre Dame with the broader national and international community of social movement scholars.

The next Young Scholars Conference will be held on October 18th, 2024. See more information about the conference here.