ASR News

2014 Election Results

June 16, 2014

I am happy to announce the election results for 2014. ASR’s President-Elect will be Lori Beaman of the University of Ottawa. Lori will begin her role as President-Elect at the end of this year’s Annual Meeting when our current President-Elect, Melissa Wilde, succeeds Christopher Ellison as the President of ASR. We also have three newly […]


ASR News & Announcements

June 10, 2014

Preparations for this summer’s annual ASR Meeting running from August 13th-15th in San Francisco are now in full swing.  We will begin with a Welcoming Reception on the evening of Wednesday, August 13th, during which we will celebrate the publication of the 24th volume of the Religion and the Social Order series (co-published by ASR […]


Conference Invitation: “The Holy in a Pluralistic World: Rudolf Otto’s Legacy in the 21st Century,” November 5-6, 2014

June 6, 2014

CONFERENCE INVITATION | “The Holy in a Pluralistic World: Rudolf Otto’s Legacy in the 21st Century” | UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN | 5-6 November 2014 Rudolf Otto, author of the classic “The Idea of the Holy” (org. 1917; Eng. trans., 1923), is best known today for his analysis of numinous experience — he coined the word […]


Research Associate Position at the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture (CRCC)

May 30, 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 the faculty, students […]


New 2012 Wave of PALS Data Now Available

The PALS research team in conjunction with ARDA is pleased to announce that the new 2012 wave of PALS data is available for downloading.  This wave followed up over 1300 PALS respondents from 2006, making the study of religious (and other) change possible.  Both in STATA and SPSS, the 2006, 2012, and 2006-2012 files public […]