SOCIOLOGISTS AT THE SOCIETY FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF RELIGION ANNUAL MEETING

in Faculty, News
October 8th, 2009

This year’s meeting of the SSSR, in Denver, featured a dozen BU contributors. Presenters included students and faculty from the Psychology and Religion departments, as well as Sociology. Sociology graduate student Roman Williams presented “Lived Religion Beyond Borders: Evangelical Christianity in the Everyday Lives of International Students in the USA.” Mia Diaz-Edelman presented “A Burning Issue: Motivating Factors for Activists in the Immigrant Rights Movement.” Amy Moff Hudec and Chair, Nancy Ammerman, each convened sessions, and Sociology/Social Work student Sarah Garlington presented “The Role of Religion in Conceptions of the Welfare State.” In addition, Steve Offutt (PhD 09) presented “Exporters of Religion: Evangelicals in the Global South.”

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