Kraig Beyerlein

Department of Sociology

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4044 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556
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574-631-8517
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kbeyerl1@nd.edu
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Associate Professor; Director, Center for the Study of Religion and Society; faculty affiliate in the Center for the Study of Social Movements; faculty fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

  • U.S./Mexico border issues
  • Collective action
  • Civic engagement
  • Social movements
  • Religion

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Prayer and politicking: Churches become a center of the California recall campaign

A majority of congregations in the U.S. engage in at least one politically related activity, including nonpartisan get-out-the-vote efforts and candidate endorsements, according to research by sociologists Kraig Beyerlein of the University of Notre Dame and Mark Chaves of Duke University citing the National Congregations Study.

Biden, Warnock, and the resurgence of the liberal Christian

“I think it’s been an important corrective to how in America, at least, when we hear about religion and politics, it’s always about the right,” says Kraig Beyerlein, director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Notre Dame.

Pete Buttigieg's faith was as much a part of his profile as being LGBT. Is it a model for others?

By Kraig Beyerlein, director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Notre Dame and Jason Klocek, postdoctoral research fellow, the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Notre Dame.