Our newest ISR faculty member Dr. George Yancey, speaking to the @BaylorIFL conference on the Character of the Univ… https://t.co/EZRSQGS9MO
ISR scholar @ThomasSKidd shines light on why many evangelical voters will likely stick by president Trump's side in… https://t.co/1UjZmpDCUV
How Baptists and Catholics Joined Forces to Help Save Thousands of Marriages in Jacksonville, Florida… https://t.co/cZYaFjYVAI
For our friends in the Pennsylvania area, don't miss ISR scholar Philip Jenkins's lecture on October 29th, called "… https://t.co/fqE1vmhTrH
On Oct. 29, ISR's Thomas Kidd will be joined by @ThabitiAnyabwil and @drmoore for a discussion of Kidd's new book… https://t.co/YsgXf38oBy
ISR scholar @ThomasSKidd discusses his latest book "Who is an Evangelical?" with journalist and political commentat… https://t.co/gD1SPgMuad
Kurdish evangelicals: Amidst the current war, here's one angle the media isn't getting https://t.co/zSrCLIRmyq @juliaduin @GetReligion
4 Surprises about the Religious Practice of 20-Somethings https://t.co/NljR3nfIy6 @TrevinWax @TGC @OUPAcademic
The Gospel and the Script Doctor https://t.co/0oKuPDNS7w Philip Jenkins via @PatheosEvang @anxious_bench
ISR-affiliated scholars including @profyancey @DrSchnitker @AndreaLTurpin and more are speaking at this week's amaz… https://t.co/ePEYCFFXyZ

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Uecker, Jeremy

Resident Scholar
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Jeremy Uecker is Associate Professor of Sociology at Baylor University. He received his B.A. in sociology and political science from Furman University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. He joined the Baylor faculty in 2012 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Carolina Population Center.

Dr. Uecker has published widely on issues related to religion, family, sexual behavior, stratification, mental health, and the transition to adulthood. He is currently investigating the changing role of religion in the family formation of young adults in the United States over the last 50 years.


Ulmer, Jeffrey

Non-Resident Scholar, CriminologyUlmer_dept
Pennsylvania State University
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Jeffery Ulmer is Professor and Associate Head of Sociology and Criminology at Pennsylvania State University. His interests include the sociology of criminal justice, criminal and deviant behavior, social psychology, sociological theory, sociology of religion, organizations, and the integration of qualitative and quantitative methods.

Dr. Ulmer in currently undertaking a National Science Foundation-funded study of crime victimization of religious congregations, with Dr. Christopher Scheitle of West Virginia University. His other ongoing research focuses on criminal sentencing in federal and state courts, religion and crime, religiosity and delinquency, race, structural disadvantage, and violent crime.

 


Umstattd Meyer, Renée


Resident ISR Fellow
Public Health, Baylor University
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Dr. Renée Umstattd Meyer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at Baylor University in Waco, TX, where she also serves as the Graduate Program Director.  She is recognized nationally and internationally for her work with diverse underserved and rural communities.  The aim of her research is to better understand and promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior for all people across the lifespan, specifically acknowledging the importance of and interrelationships among behavioral, environmental, cultural, and policy factors.  The community-based efforts she is engaged in incorporate mixed method approaches, instrument development, and evaluation. Her research prioritizes diverse underserved and rural communities and addresses active living and creative solutions to increase active play and physical activity opportunities for all.


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