Our newest ISR faculty member Dr. George Yancey, speaking to the @BaylorIFL conference on the Character of the Univ… https://t.co/EZRSQGS9MO
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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

Wallace, John

Non-Resident Scholar, Social Work
University of Pittsburgh
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John M. Wallace, Jr. is Professor, School of Social Work, Katz School of Business, and Department of Sociology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. His research examines the impact of religion as a protective factor against adolescent problem behavior; racial and ethnic disparities in substance abuse; and the role of faith-based organizations in the revitalization of urban communities, through the provision of social services, economic empowerment activities and community development.

He is the principal investigator on a five year project funded by the Skillman Foundation to evaluate it’s “A Call To Service” (ACTS) faith-based initiative and is a co-investigator on the University of Michigan’s on-going national study of drug use among American young people, “Monitoring the Future”. Dr. Wallace’s research has appeared in numerous professional journals, books and monographs including Social Work, the American Journal of Public Health, and the Journal of Studies on Alcohol. He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Michigan.

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