Schwadel earns journal's award for most outstanding article

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Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:50

Philip Schwadel, Happold Professor in and undergraduate chair of the Department of Sociology, earned the 2020 Distinguished Sociology of Religion Journal Article Award from the Association for the Sociology of Religion.

The article, "Sectarian Religion and Political Tolerance in the United States," examines changes in the association between sectarian religion and political tolerance over time and across generations in the U.S. Schwadel coauthored the paper with alumnus Chris Garneau.

The award recognizes the most outstanding journal article published in any issue of volume 80 of Sociology of Religion that offers an exceptional contribution to the sociological study of religion.