West Virginia University 2022-2023 Graduate Student Cohort

West Virginia University’s Sociology Ph.D. Program is recruiting graduate students for our 2022-2023 cohort. Our program has four research specializations: Sociology of Religion; Crime, Law, and Deviance; Inequality, Diversity, and Equity; and Social Psychology and Group Processes. The Sociology of Religion specialization covers a variety of subareas including religious identity and behavior; religion and communities; religion, science, and society; religion and crime, discrimination, and victimization; and religion and health. Students in this area have the opportunity to collaborate on publications and conference presentations, have access to unique data, and opportunities for funded research assistantships. For more information check out our program website https://soca.wvu.edu/students/graduate-students and our Religion & Society research group page https://www.raswvu.com/

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Louisville Institute 2023 Dissertation Fellowship

Louisville Institute is now accepting applications for the 2023 Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship (DF).  This program offers $25,000 grants to support the final year of dissertation writing for Ph.D. or Th.D. students whose research focuses on Christian faith and life, the practice of ministry, religious trends and movements, Christian and other faith-based institutions, and religion and social issues. Dissertation projects may emerge from diverse fields such as history, systematic and practical theology, social sciences, ethics, biblical studies, etc., or may be interdisciplinary in nature. Of particular interest to the Louisville Institute are projects with the potential to generate new knowledge that enriches the life of the church in North America. Students applying in 2023 should expect to complete their dissertations during the 2024 calendar year.

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