|Present||Senior Professor of Sociology, Cedarville University ‐ Department of History and Government|
Honors and Awards
- Gateway Award, Cedarville University - 2005
- Faculty Member of the Year, Cedarville University - 1993
- Cultural Anthropology
- Introduction to Sociology
- Marriage and the Family
- Research in Sociology
- Sociology of Religion
- Social Stratification
- Social Theory
- Social Welfare Programs and Policy
Department of History and Government
The Sport and Religious Identities: Comparisons of Self Involvement Using the SII (1987)
Identity theory is a branch of social psychology which has examined role related behavior such as sport and religious behavior. The concept of salience hierarchy as it concerns identity has been related to various forms ...
Book Chapters (1)
Should CSWE Allow Social Work Programs in Religious Institutions an Exemption from the Accreditation Nondiscrimination Standard Related to Sexual Orientation? Yes! Journal of Social Work Education (1996)
The article discusses the suitability of Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) social work programs in religious institutions an exemption from the accreditation nondiscrimination standard related to sexual orientation. The proposal suggests that eligibility criteria ...
Comparing Commitment to Sport and Religion at a Christian College Sociology of Sport Journal (1988)
This research replicates a previous study that examined key components of Stryker's identity theory as applied to the sport role. In addition, while the previous study examined components of the sport role just for male ...