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.


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.


News and Announcements March 2017

March 17, 2017

Rachel Kraus, Executive Officer The theme for this year’s annual meeting is “Religion and Division:  Causes, Consequences and Counters.” The meeting will be held August 13-14, 2017 at the InterContinental Montreal Hotel, located within minutes from the ASA conference hotel.  Our President, Michael Emerson, and Program Chair, Di Di, have promised to make this year’s […]


Call For Papers: Religion and Economies

Please see the attached call for papers.  Call for papers_Summerschool 2017


Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Minority Religions across the Pacific

Please click on the link for the announcement:  Ad – PBRC Post-Doc 2017-18