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Younger Scholars in the Sociology of Religion Conference

Author: Rae Hoffman

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The Center for the Study of Religion and Society hosted the Younger Scholars in the Sociology of Religion Conference on April 27, 2018.  The conference brought together advanced graduate students and early assistant professors to present their research and receive comments from leading scholars in the field.  Participants included Simon Brauer, Duke University; Jane McCamant, University of Chicago; David Eagle, Duke University; Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim, Brandeis University; Hanisah Binte Abdullah Sani, University of Chicago; Shanna Corner, University of Notre Dame; Alex DiBranco, Yale University; Derek Lehman, Southern Illinois University; Jonathan Coley, Monmouth College; Lindsay Glassman, University of Pennsylvania;, Laura Krull, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Landon Schnabel, Indiana University, Bloomington; Melissa Guzman Garcia, San Francisco State University; Erin Johnston, Stanford University; Oneya Okuwobi, Ohio State University; and Serhan Tanriverdi, Loyola University of Chicago.…

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Dr. Robert Wuthnow Receives The Andrew M. Greeley Lifetime Achievement Award in The Sociology of Religion

Author: Rae Hoffman

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Dr. Robert Wuthnow, Princeton University, is the first recipient of the Andrew M. Greeley Lifetime Achievement Award in the Sociology of Religion.  The award was presented to Dr. Wuthnow by Kraig Beyerlein, at the 2018 Younger Scholars in the Sociology of Religion Conference held at the University of Notre Dame on April 27th.…

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