Professor of Sociology Director of Baylor Religion Surveys
Ph.D Sociology, University of Washington, 2003
M.A. Sociology, University of Washington, 1999
M.A. Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1992
B.A. Russian, Grinnell College, 1990
Dr. Paul Froese is a Paul Froese a Professor of Sociology at Baylor University and the Director of the Baylor Religion Surveys. He is the author of three books, his most recent is On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life (Oxford University Press). His research interests include the sociology of meaning, religion, comparative historical sociology, political sociology and ideology.
Christopher G Ellison, Benjamin Dowd-Arrow, Amy M Burdette, Pablo E Gonzalez, Margaret S Kelley, & Paul Froese. Forthcoming. "Peace through superior firepower: Belief in supernatural evil and attitudes toward gun policy in the United States."
Samuel Stroope, Paul Froese, Heather M. Rackin, & Jack Delehanty. Forthcoming. "Unchurched Christian Nationalism and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election"
Froese, Paul & Jones, Rory. 2021. "The Sociology of Prayer: Dimensions and Mechanisms" Social Sciences. 10(1): 15-32.
Samuel Stroope, Heather M. Rackin, an Paul Froese. 2021. "Christian Nationalism and Views of Immigrants in the United States: Is the Relationship Stronger for the Religiously Inactive?" Socius. 7(1): 1-14.