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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Sociology of Religion at University of Oklahoma

November 26, 2014

The Department of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the sociology of religion to begin August 16, 2015.  The department seeks candidates who can teach in the field of the sociology of religion and who show promise of developing a nationally visible research record.  We are […]

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The Psychology of Religion / The Religion of Psychology Conference — University of Chicago

November 24, 2014

On Friday, March 6th, 2015, the University of Chicago Divinity School and the Martin Marty Center will host The Psychology of Religion/The Religion of Psychology, a conference exploring the relation between two problem children of modernity. We welcome contributions from scholars in any discipline whose research is concerned with the relationship between religion and psychology, […]

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ASR News & Announcements

November 20, 2014

With the San Francisco meeting now behind us, we are looking ahead to our 2015 meeting in Chicago.  The theme for the 2015 meeting is “Understanding Religious Change.”  Melissa Wilde is the 2015 President, and Grace Yukich is the 2015 Program Chair.  The details of the meeting and the Call for Papers can be viewed […]

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Assistant Professor in the Social Scientific Study of Religions

September 22, 2014

The Department of Religious Studies at University of California Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the social scientific study of religions to begin on July 1, 2015. PhD in Religious Studies, Sociology or related field should be completed by the time of appointment. Area of focus is open, but we prefer […]

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The Science of Hope and Optimism Funding Initiative

September 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce a $1.4 million funding initiative for new research in the social sciences on hope and optimism. We encourage proposals for research using a variety of methods from new and established scientists on these topics. We especially welcome applications from researchers in cognitive, developmental, personality, health and social psychology, as well […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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ASR News & Announcements

February 12, 2014

Greetings of the New Year! This issue of News & Announcements reports some exciting new developments in our Association as we mark our 76th anniversary and the 75th anniversary of our journal. Before I get to those developments, let me share with you the details of this year’s Annual Meeting so you can start making […]

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ASR’s News & Announcements

August 28, 2013

By all measures, our 75th annual meeting this year in New York City was a great success. Prior to the meeting, the program committee was concerned that attendance at the various sessions might drop because of our decision to have as many as six sessions in the same time slot, but we were pleasantly surprised […]

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ASR’s News & Announcements

January 19, 2013

2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, and we’re planning to use our meeting in Manhattan this year to celebrate.  Our hotel will be the Doubletree Metropolitan, which is part of the Hilton group in New York City, and we were able to get a phenomenal rate — just […]

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