ASR News

The Global Religion Research Initiative of Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Religion and Society

August 25, 2016

The Center for the Study of Religion and Society in the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI), directed by Christian Smith and funded by the Templeton Religion Trust of Nassau, Bahamas.  The GRRI will fund over 150 research proposals by distributing $3.1 million to […]


The Louisville Institute Announces its Grant Programs, includings its Dissertation Fellowships and Project Grants for Researchers

The Louisville Institute offers four grant programs supporting religious and theological scholarship among pastors, academics, and researchers for the broader church. The Project Grant for Researchers (PGR) program awards grants up to $25,000 to support a diverse range of projects that may involve independent study, consultations, or collaborative research between pastors and academics. Application Deadline: October 1


Special Invitation to Join Multiracial Survey Cooperative

July 25, 2016

Dear Colleagues, This invitation was originally submitted to help produce an Asian American oversample which would include large subsamples of multiple religious groups. The survey however is multiracial and can result in many possibilities for multiple groups comparisons. The deadlines are fast approaching as this is an initiative by political scientists who want to roll […]


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 […]