ASR News

Visiting Instructor Position in Religious Studies at the University of South Florida in Tampa

May 12, 2016

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida seeks an outstanding university instructor to fill a 9-month Visiting Instructor position beginning Fall 2016 with the possible extension for a second and/or third year.  Candidates must have: a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a discipline that contributes to the interdisciplinary field of Religious […]


ASR News & Announcements

March 24, 2016

In many ways, the Association for the Sociology of Religion is poised to embark on a very bright future.  The planning for our 2016 meeting in Seattle — “Exploring Diversity: Varieties of Religion and Nonreligion” — is well underway, the Council just voted in support of retaining Oxford University Press as the publisher of our […]


Call for Papers: Workshop on Gender, Religion and Family Violence

Catherine Holtmann, Director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) and Nancy Nason-Clark, director of the MMFC’s Religion and Violence Research Team at the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada invite researchers and graduate students to submit paper proposals for a workshop that will take place September 13-14, […]


Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in the Contemporary Religious Context, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

March 22, 2016

The School of Religion, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in the Contemporary Religious Context, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2016. We are seeking a specialist who uses social-scientific methods in the study of Religion […]


RRA’s Jacquet Awards for Research in the Study of Religion

The Religious Research Association announces its annual competition for the Constant R. Jacquet Research Award to support research in religion. Applied, client-centered projects are given priority, but basic social scientific research on any aspect of religion is also regularly funded.  Proposals from students, especially Ph.D. candidates and scholars who are in the early stages of […]