Associate Professor of Sociology
Phone: (904) 620-2850
Office: Building 51, Room 2233
Areas of Expertise
Methods of social science research
2001: Ph.D., Sociology – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
1993: M.S., Sociology – Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
1990: B.A., Sociology – Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.
My area of expertise is the sociology of religion. My research centers on the construction and maintenance of religious identity, and on factors contributing to denominational growth and decline. Most of my work analyzes these phenomena within the Mormon Church.