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.


Call for Papers from the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

October 27, 2017

Please click the Call for Papers


UNC Charlotte Hiring Assistant Professor in Religious Studies

October 12, 2017

Please see the attached Job Ad for full details.


Boston University School of Theology Announces Assistant Professor Position

August 4, 2017

Please view the  Religion and Society Description.


Social Inclusion Seeking Abstracts for Religion and Inequality Issue

July 23, 2017

Social Inclusion – an open access journal indexed in the Web of Science – ESCI and Scopus (CiteScore 0.49) – welcomes abstracts for an issue on the intersections of religion and inequality.   Title: Complex Religion: Intersections of Religion and Inequality Editor: Melissa J. Wilde (University of Pennsylvania, USA) Deadline for Abstracts: 15 September 2017 Submission of Full […]


University of Virginia Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health and Religion

June 30, 2017

Please see attached file for complete information (click on Read More) to activate the hyperlink). Postdoctoral Fellowship