Matthew Gerard Baggetta
(Sociology, June 2009)
Thesis Title: Civic Development in Apolitical Associations
Committee: Robert J. Sampson (chair), Christopher Winship, and Marshall Ganz
Initial Placement: Harvard College Fellow and Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University
Current Position: Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, SPEA, Indiana University
Matthew Baggetta is an expert on civil society and voluntary associations. His research interests include civil society and civic engagement, membership-based organizations, and social movements. Baggetta's work primarily focuses on the potential impacts of voluntary associations on their members and the broader impacts of associations and movements on society.