Rory McVeigh

Department of Sociology

4080 Jenkins And Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 631-0386

Professor of Sociology

  • Inequality and stratification
  • Social movements
  • Political sociology
  • Race and ethnicity

McVeigh in the News

Economic hardship and anxiety have accelerated the Republican Party’s radicalization, experts say

“We often see right-wing social movements when groups are experiencing economic loss, political loss, or status-based loss,” said Rory McVeigh, a sociology professor at the University of Notre Dame and author of the 2019 book “The Politics of Losing: Trump, the Klan, and the Mainstreaming of Resentment.”