ASR News

ASR News and Announcements December 2016

December 21, 2016

Rachel Kraus, Executive Officer In many ways, the Association for the Sociology of Religion is in excellent shape as we enter 2017.  Our 78th annual meeting in Seattle this year was a great success.  Highlights of this year’s meeting included Lori Beaman’s Presidential Address, “Living Well Together in a (non)Religion Future:  Contributions from the Sociology […]


Book Chapters on Sociology and Orange is the New Black

November 2, 2016

Wanted: Book Chapter Proposals For? Orange Is the new Black and the World of Sociology. Editors: Rasha Aly, University of Cincinnati, and Christian Messer Gaitskill, MSW, LSW Possible Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan Orange Is the New Black is a popular, Netflix show that expands upon Piper Kerman’s memoir, “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in […]


Participate in a VISOR Survey

September 27, 2016

For information, gambling please visit the VISOR Project.


News and Announcements June 2017

June 20, 2017

Rachel Kraus, Executive Officer Preparations for this summer’s Annual Meeting are in full swing.  The meeting will be held August 12-14, 2017 at the InterContinental Montreal Hotel, located just steps from the main ASA conference hotels.  We will begin with a Welcoming Reception on the evening of Saturday, August 12th, during which we will announce […]


Discounted Religion Books from Boydell and Brewer

June 15, 2017

Order online here: Or call our office and order, at: (585) 275-0419   Use the Promo Code – BB398 – to get a 30% discount on the following titles:   9781843839118 Evangelicalism and the Church of England in the Twentieth Century: Reform, Resistance and Renewal Edited by Andrew Atherstone & John Maiden 9781783271757 The […]


Winner of the International Center for the Sociology of Religion Grant

June 4, 2017

Professor Nanlai Cao, from Renmin University of China, Beijing, is the winner of the International Center for the Sociology of Religion Grant. He will study the Chinese Christian presence in Rome.


Grant Opportunity from IDEALS

May 3, 2017

The Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) Research Team is pleased to announce research awards of $7,500 to support innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship based on the IDEALS data.  IDEALS is a national, longitudinal research project that seeks to understand undergraduate encounters with religious and worldview diversity.  Designed in partnership with Matthew Mayhew (The Ohio […]


Director of the School of Religious Studies – McGill University

April 13, 2017

McGill University is hiring a Director of the School of Religious Studies.  Please click here to view details.