DepartmentDepartment of Sociology
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Documents

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • M.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • B.A., Colorado State University

Publications (Selected)

Books

  • The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders and Changing the Religious Landscape, Christerson, Brad, Flory, Richard, (Oxford University Press, 2017)
  • Growing Up in America: The Power of Race in the Lives of Teens, Christerson, Brad, Flory, Richar, Edwards, Korie, (Stanford University Press, 2010)
  • Against All Odds: The Struggle for Racial Integration in Religious Organizations, Christerson, Brad, Emerson, Michael, Edwards, Korie, (New York University Press, 2005)

Articles & Chapters

  • "The Costs of Diversity in Religious Organizations: An In-Depth Case Study," Christerson, Brad, Emerson, Michael, Unmaking Race and Ethnicity, 2016
  • "Race, Religious Organizations, and Integration," Christerson, Brad, Edwards, Korie, Emerson, Michael, Annual Review of Sociology 39(1):211-228, 2013
  • "Why Images of a European Jesus are Harmful," Christerson, Brad, Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture 9(2):65-68, 2013
  • “Religion and America’s Urban Youth,” Christerson, Brad, Edwards, Korie, Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities: Resilience in the Neighborhood, 2012
  • “Female Faculty at an Evangelical University: The Paradox of Gender Inequality and High Job Satisfaction," Christerson, Brad, Hall, Elizabeth, Cunningham, Shelly, Religion and Education, 2012
  • “Sanctified Sexism: Religious Beliefs and the Gender Harassment of Academic Women,” Christerson, Brad, Hall, Elizabeth, Cunningham, Shelly, Psychology of Women Quarterly 34:181-185, 2010
  • “Welcoming the Stranger: Immigration and Justice in a Global Economy,” Christerson, Brad, Economic Justice in a Flat World, 2009
  • “Gender Climate Among Faculty at an Evangelical College,” Christerson, Brad, Hall, Elizabeth, Cunningham, Shelly, Sociology of Religion, 2009
  • “The Costs of Diversity in Religious Organizations: An In-Depth Case Study,” Christerson, Brad, Emerson, Michael, Sociology of Religion 64:2 163-181, 2003
  • “Foreign Investment and Development: The Positive Effects of Socially Embedded Investment in China,” Christerson, Brad, Competition and Change: The International Journal of Global Business and Political Economy 4 325-352, 2000

Presentations

  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Atlanta. Presented on "Measuring the Social Impact of Faith-based Community Organizations." October 2016.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Indianapolis. Presented on "Web-based Media and the Growth of Global Pentecostalism." November 2014.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Boston. Presented on "The New Social Gospel: Trickle Down and Bottom Up Christianity." November 2013.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Milwaukee. Presented on “Routinization and Innovation in Three Los Angeles Pentecostal Movements.” October 2011.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Milwaukee. Presented on “History Belongs to the Intercessors’: Intercession, Spiritual Warfare and the New Pentecostal Emphasis on Social Transformation.” October 2011.
  • American Sociological Association, San Francisco. Presented on “Race, Class, and the Family Socialization of American Adolescents.” August 2009.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville. Presented on “Racial Differences in Religious Participation Among Adolescents.” October 2008.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Tampa. Presented on “Gender Climate Among Faculty at an Evangelical College.” November 2007.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Portland. Presented on “Religiously Charged Ethnocentrism and Conflict in Multiracial Congregations.” October 2006.
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Kansas City. Presented on “The Racialized Moral Worlds of Youth.” October 2004.
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