Dr. MacGregor is an Associate Professor of Sociology currently serving as Vice Provost. As Vice Provost, Dr. MacGregor's portfolio of responsibilities includes Institutional Research, Accreditation, Student Success, and Summer School operations. In conjunction with the Associate Vice Provost and Director for the Center for Faculty Innovation she also works on faculty development, supporting innovative pedagogies, and fostering the development of new programs and strategic initiatives.
Her research on, Catholic K-12 education, religious non-affiliation and religion and civic engagement has appeared in journals including American Catholic Studies, American Sociological Review, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, and Social Science Research. Her papers have been awarded best article awards by the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion and the American Sociological Association section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity. She has also been named as an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
Among her university service she has served as the Chair of the Standing Committee on the Loyola Core, set institutional records for number of student awards won as Loyola’s National Fellowships Advisor, and worked as part of Project Magis retention team that led to the highest level of freshman to sophomore retention to date. In 2015, she was awarded the College of Social Science Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2017, she was awarded the College of Arts and Science Award for Excellence in Advising, and in 2018 she was awarded the University Senate Award for Excellence in Service. She is part of Cohort 11 of the Ignatian Colleagues Program.
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2012; M.A., McGill University, 2004; B.A., Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, 2003
- Research Methods
- Social Statistics
- Sociology of Education
- Sociology of Religion