ASR News

Carroll J. Bourg, 1928-2015, Past President of ASR, by Anthony J. Blasi

August 9, 2015

Carroll’s thoughtful and conceptually-oriented writings reveal a continuing interest in a participatory sociology, the Jesuits, the participatory endeavors of youth, the compass of sociology as a discipline, religion, and the well-being of the elderly. Members of the Association for the Sociology of Religion remember him as the editor of the journal, Sociological Analysis (1973-1980), in […]


Position Announcement: Executive Officer of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

August 7, 2015

The Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) is seeking an Executive Officer to serve a four-year term beginning August, 2016. The person we seek should be familiar with and committed to the work of the Association and should be able to organize and maintain an efficient office in support of its mission. The Executive Officer’s major […]


Assistant Professor of Sociology of Religion, Tenure-track, Boston University School of Theology

August 3, 2015

The following position announcement is contingent on budgetary approval by the Provost of Boston University. Those attending the Chicago ASA/ASR meetings who are interested in this position may contact Nancy Ammerman ( to arrange an informational conversation. BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Sociology of Religion at […]


ASR News & Announcements – 2015 Elections and Awards

May 23, 2015

This year’s annual meeting will be held August 20-22, 2015, at an elegant hotel with a notorious history — the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel, located immediately north of the ASA’s Hilton Chicago and overlooking the Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park, and Lake Michigan.  The hotel features a tapas restaurant, stylish rooms, and a grand Crystal Ballroom.  […]


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

April 29, 2015

University of South Florida. The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a 9-month Visiting Instructor I position beginning Fall 2015 with the possible extension for up to three years. We are seeking a candidate who is an outstanding teacher with a deep interest in pedagogy as well as theoretical and methodological issues in the […]