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Video: Sociologist Rory McVeigh on the politics of losing

Author: Todd Boruff

Rory McVeigh is the Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor in Sociology and director of the Center for the Study of Social Movements at Notre Dame. His research interests include inequality, social movements, political sociology, and race and ethnicity. In this video, he discusses his research on the rise of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s and the rise of Donald Trump nearly 100 years later, and why he studies the ways community shapes people's understanding of inequality.

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2019 Mccarthy Award Winner

Author: Paige Ambord

The Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame is very pleased to announce that the winner of the 2019 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movements and Collective Behavior is Suzanne Staggenborg of the University of Pittsburgh.  The award not only recognizes Suzanne’s extraordinary achievements in research, but also the role that she has played in mentoring successive generations of scholars. …

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