Erin McDonnell

Assistant Professor of Sociology; concurrent assistant professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs

744 Flanner Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-2578
erin.mcdonnell@nd.edu

Erin McDonnell


Areas of expertise: Governance, state administration, international comparative sociology, development, elite migration, classical social theory


Erin McDonnell (Ph.D. Sociology, Northwestern University) is a Kellogg Assistant Professor of Sociology and a concurrent assistant professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs. She is a theorist whose research engages organizational, political, cultural, and economic sociology.

McDonnell’s work focuses on how social organization affects economic outcomes, from consumer groups to administrative capacity in African states.