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Selected Essays and Op-Eds
“More Americans than usual have been changing parties. Why?” Washington Post.
“Religion, Not Gender, is the Key Dividing Line on Abortion.” Times Union.
“What God-Kings Can Teach Us About Balancing Religion and Politics.” Berkley Forum.
“Intense Religion and Donald Trump.” Sightings: Religion in Public Life.
“What the Public Thinks About Denial of Service to Same-Sex Couples.” Scatterplot (cross-posted by Work in Progress).
“The Gender Pray Gap.” Gender & Society blog.
“Is Trump an Outsider Candidate?” Sightings: Religion in Public Life.
Selected Coverage and Fact Checks When Mike Pence Misinterpreted My Research
“Pence’s claim that ‘religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite.’” Washington Post (cross-posted by several outlets).
“Is Mike Pence right that religion is gaining new life in US?” Politifact (cross-posted by Tampa Bay Times).
“Is Religion Making a Comeback in the United States?” World Religion News.
“This Week in God, 5.19.18.” MSNBC.
“How Did We Get Here [on Abortion]?” CNY/NBC.
“Is the future of faith female?” Deseret News.
“Same-Sex Marriage Exposes ‘Cavernous Divide’ between Vatican, Catholics.” Newswise (syndicated to several outlets).
“SCOTUS Nominee Represents the Religious American Woman.” Newswise (syndicated to several outlets).
“Is American religion exceptional? Maybe, maybe not.” Religion News Service (syndicated to several outlets).
“Young and old clash in Mobile over Drag Queen Story Hour.” Alabama Media Group.
“Let’s Say It’s Religion; Maybe Nobody Will Notice.” State of Belief.
“Men and women divide on religion.” Religion News Service (syndicated to many outlets).
Media Tip Sheets
Selected Research Coverage and Mentions
“How Jewish families prime girls for success in schools and careers.” Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
“Study explores academic success among Jewish girls.” Phys.org.
“Girls raised by Jewish parents more likely to graduate college.” Cornell Chronicle.
“Women Want to Work, Despite Workforce Precarity.” Cornell Chronicle.
“Fertility is the Real Culture War.” The Week.
“Religious Have Fewer Children in Secular Countries.” Cornell Chronicle.
“Religion Follows Patterns of Politicization During COVID-19.” EuerkAlert! (AAAS).
“Are Universities Contributing to Religious Polarization?” Inside Higher Ed.
“Why the Partisan Divide? The U.S. is Becoming More Secular—and More Religious.” Religion & Politics.
“Survey: UK teens are more likely than millennials to believe in God.” Religion News Service.
“Religion: Less ‘Opiate,’ More Suppressant, Study Finds.” Cornell Chronicle.
“Universität Chicago gerät in Rassismus-Turbulenzen.” Handelsblatt.
“Religious Organizations Are Integral to the Fight Against Gun Violence.” Center for American Progress.
“La identidad sexual: mucho más allá del sexo con el que nacimos.” Yahoo Noticias.
“Fertility Rate.” Our World in Data.
“When is Violence Acceptable?” Pacific Standard.
“Education and Attitudes toward Interpersonal and State-Sanctioned Violence.” American Political Science Association (PSNow).
“The Baker and the Empire.” New York Times (cross-posted by several outlets).
“Can Evangelicalism Survive Donald Trump and Roy Moore?” New Yorker.
“When Gun Control Gets Godly.” Society Pages.
“Attitudes of American public on service denial to same-sex and interracial couples.” EuerkAlert! (AAAS).
“What Does the Public Think About Businesses That Deny Services to Same-Sex and Interracial Couples?” Russell Sage Foundation.
“More than Half of Survey Respondents Support a Refusal of Service.” American Sociological Association.
“Study: Denying Service to Gay Couples Isn’t Just About Religion.” Courthouse News Service.
“Men and Women Divide on Religion.” St. Loius Post-Dispatch.