Faculty

The Center for the Study of Social Movements' faculty span multiple disciplines and are the leaders of innovative research projects that are published in academic books and the discipline's top journals. Faculty lead and present their work in SPAM, edit and manage Mobilization and Mobilizing Ideas, and mentor the center's graduate students. Below are the faculty currently affiliated with the center along with their contact information.


Kraig Beyerlein

Kraig Beyerlein

Associate Professor, Sociology
817 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 8517
Email: kbeyerl1@nd.edu
Web: www.nd.edu/~kbeyerl1

Research Interests:

Sociology of Religion, Social Movements/Collective Behavior, Civil Engagement/Social Capital, Quantitative Methods, Social Networks, Sociology of Culture


Eileen Botting

Eileen Botting

Associate Professor, Political Science
Faculty Fellow, Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Kroc Institute for Peace Studies
217 O'Shaughnessey Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 0495
Email: ehunt@nd.edu
Web: http://politicalscience.nd.edu/faculty/profiles/eileen-botting/

Research Interests:

Political Theory, Comparative Political Theory, History of Political Thought


Debra Javeline

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Associate Professor, Political Science
2052 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone:574-631-2793
Email:javeline@nd.edu

Research Interests:

Comparative politics, political protest, civil society, survey research, Russian politics, sustainability, environmental politics, climate change


Ann Mische

Associate Professor, Peace Studies and Sociology
111 Hesburgh Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Email: ann.e.mische.2@nd.edu
Web: www.nd.edu/~amische

Ann Mische

Research Interests:

Sociology of Culture, Social Movements, Political Sociology, Social Networks, Organizations, Deliberation and Decision-Making, Sociological Theory


Terence McDonnell

Terry McDonnell

Associate Professor, Sociology
742 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 7599

Email: tmcdonn2@nd.edu

Research Interests:

Culture and Media, Health and AIDS, Social Movements, Gender and Sexuality , Urban Studies, Theory, Methods


Rory McVeigh

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Director of the Center for the Study of Social Movements

Professor, Sociology
Chair, Department of Sociology
748 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 0386
Email: rmcveigh@nd.edu
Web: www.nd.edu/~rmcveigh

Research Interests:

Inequality, Social Movements, Political Sociology, Race and Ethnicity.


Richard Pierce

Richard Pierce

Associate Professor, History
Chair, Department of Africana Studies
Endowed John Cardinal O'Hara CSC
Faculty Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
327 O'Shaughnessey Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 5666
Email: rpierce@nd.edu
Web: www.nd.edu/~rpierce

Research Interests:

African American History, Urban, Civil Rights


Erika Summers-Effler

Erika Summers-Effler

Associate Professor, Sociology
748 Flanner Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 3838
Email: eeffler@nd.edu
Web: www.nd.edu/~eeffler

Research Interests:

Theory, Social Movements, Qualitative Methods


Ernesto Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Assistant Professor, Political Science and Peace Studies
306 Hesburgh Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631 8533
Email: everdeja@nd.edu
Web: www.kroc.nd.edu/facultystaff/Faculty/ernesto-verdeja

Research Interests:

Large-scale political violence (genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity), Transitional Justice, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, and Trials, Truth Commissions, Apologies, and Reparations.