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Brad Christerson

Professor of Sociology
  • Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • M.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • B.A., Colorado State University

CV Document (PDF)

Courses

  • Research Methods
  • Global Poverty and Inequality
  • Urban Sociology
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Marriage and Family
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology of Death and Dying

Awards and Honors

  • 2009-2011 "The Fourth Wave?: New Pentecostal Movements in Los Angeles." USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture. $20,000
  • 2005-2007. Racialized Realities: Understanding the Lives of Black, White, Hispanic, and Asian Youth in America. Lousville Institute Research Grant. $38,000.
  • 2001-2003. "A Taste of Heaven? Case Studies of Multiracial Religious Organizations." Louisville Institute Research Grant. $47,000.
  • 1998. The Homeless in Orange County. California Endowment. $13,000.
  • 1995 "Power, Profit, and Upward Mobility in Global Production Networks." Australian University Research Budget Grant. $8,000

Publications

Books

  • 2010. Growing Up in America: The Power of Race in the Lives of Teens (with Richard Flory and Korie Edwards). Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.
  • 2005. Against All Odds: The Struggle for Racial Integration in Religious Organizations (with Michael Emerson and Korie Edwards). New York: New York University Press.

Articles

  • 2012. “Religion and America's Urban Youth” (with Korie Edwards) in Creasey, G and P. Jarvis (eds.) Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities: Resilience in the Neighborhood. In Press. New York: Routlege.
  • 2012. “Female Faculty at an Evangelical University: The Paradox of Gender Inequality and High Job Satisfaction” (with Elizabeth Hall and Shelly Cunningham) Forthcoming in Religion and Education.
  • 2010. “Sanctified Sexism: Religious Beliefs and the Gender Harrassment of Academic Women” (with Elizabeth Hall and Shelly Cunningham). Psychology of Women Quarterly 34:181-185.
  • 2010. “Gender Climate Among Faculty at an Evangelical College” (with Elizabeth Hall and Shelly Cunningham) currently under review for Journal of Women in Higher Education.
  • 2010. “Sanctified Sexism: Religious Beliefs and the Gender Harrassment of Academic Women” (with Elizabeth Hall and Shelly Cunningham). Psychology of Women Quarterly 34:181-185.
  • 2009. “Welcoming the Stranger: Immigration and Justice in a Global Economy” in Rundle, Steve (ed.) Economic Justice in a Flat World. Authentic Press.
  • 2009. “Gender Climate Among Faculty at an Evangelical College” (with Elizabeth Hall and Shelly Cunningham) currently under review for Sociology of Religion.
  • 2009. “Sanctified Sexism: Discrimination and Gender Schemas in Christian Academia” (with Elizabeth Hall and Shelly Cunningham). Currently under review for Psychology of Women Quarterly.
  • 2003. “The Costs of Diversity in Religious Organizations: An In-Depth Case Study” (with Michael Emerson). Sociology of Religion 64:2 163-181.
  • 2000. “Foreign Investment and Development: The Positive Effects of Socially Embedded Investment in China.Competition and Change: The International Journal of Global Business and Political Economy 4 325-352.
  • 1999. Review of Chui, Stephen, Ho, K.C., and Lui, T.L 1997. City States in the Global Economy. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 23(2) 402-404.
  • 1997. “The Third China? Emerging Industrial Districts in Rural China” (with Constance Lever-Tracy). International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 21(4)570-588.
  • 1996. “Imperatives for Profitability in Labor-Intensive Export Industries: Implications for China's Economic Development (with Richard Appelbaum).Journal of Chinese Political Science 2, 2:23-50.

Presentations

  • 2011. “Routinization and Innovation in Three Los Angeles Pentecostal Movements.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 29
  • 2011. “History Belongs to the Intercessors': Intercession, Spiritual Warfare and the New Pentecostal Emphasis on Social Transformation” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 29.
  • 2009. “Race, Class, and the Family Socialization of American Adolescents.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. San Francisco, California. August 8.
  • 2008. “Racial Differences in Religious Participation Among Adolescents.” (with Richard Flory and Korie Edwards). Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Lousiville, Kentucky, October 27.
  • 2007. “Gender Climate Among Faculty at an Evangelical College.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Tampa, Florida, November 2.
  • 2006. “Religiously Charged Ethnocentrism and Conflict in Multiracial Congregations.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Portland, Oregon, October 19.
  • 2004. “The Racialized Moral Worlds of Youth (with Richard Flory)” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Kansas City, Missouri, October 22.
  • 2004. “The Religious Experience and Practices of Youth (with Richard Flory).” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Kansas City, Missouri, October 22.
  • 2004. “Racial Integration in American Religious Organizations.” Presented at the annual meeting of the British Sociological Association-Religion Section. Bristol, UK, March 29-April 1.
  • 2003. “Against All Odds: The Struggle for Racial Integration in Religious Organizations.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Norfolk, VA, October 31-November 2.
  • 2002. “Race at an Evangelical College.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Salt Lake City Utah, November 1-3.
  • 2001. “The Costs of Diversity in Religious Organizations: An In-Depth Case Study.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Columbus, Ohio, October 18-20.