ASR News

Research Associate Positions at University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC)

March 13, 2014

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of […]


Applications Sought for Associate Director Position at the Center on Religion and Chinese Society at Purdue University

Purdue University, The Center on Religion and Chinese Society invites applications for the Associate Director position beginning in July 2014. The initial appointment will be an Assistant or Associate Research Professor on the 12-month fiscal-year basis and may be renewed contingent upon availability of funds. We seek a scholar of Christianity and other religions who […]


Visiting Faculty Position – Davidson College

February 20, 2014

DAVIDSON COLLEGE, a highly-selective, nationally-ranked, residential, four-year liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Charlotte, North Carolina, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant position in Sociology starting August 1, 2014. The successful candidate will teach five courses (two Fall, three Spring), including one ethnographic research methods course (Fall), one contemporary sociological theory course […]


Call for Papers: Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network, 3rd International Conference, 19-20 November 2014

February 19, 2014

Call for Papers| 19-20 November 2014, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA EXPLAINING NONRELIGION AND SECULARITY IN THE U.S. AND BEYOND Conveners: Ryan Cragun (, Christel Manning (, and Phil Zuckerman ( Keynote speakers: Professor Darren Sherkat (Sociology, Southern Illinois University), Professor Lori Beaman (Classics and Religious Studies, University of Ottowa) The study of nonreligion and secularity, […]


ASR News & Announcements

February 12, 2014

Greetings of the New Year! This issue of News & Announcements reports some exciting new developments in our Association as we mark our 76th anniversary and the 75th anniversary of our journal. Before I get to those developments, let me share with you the details of this year’s Annual Meeting so you can start making […]