Sociology of Religion
Sociology of Religion
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- National Science Foundation. PI Rachel E. Stein, co-PI Katie E. Corcoran, and co-PI Corey J. Colyer. “The Effects of Group Closure and Organizational Network Ties in Closed Populations During a Pandemic.” $258,721, (2020-2023).
- International Research Network for the Study of Belief and Science. PI Rachel E. Stein, co-PI Katie E. Corcoran, and co-PI Corey J. Colyer. “Lived Experiences of Closed Religious Congregations During a Global Pandemic: The Amish and Mennonite Response to COVID-19 Medical Guidelines.” $23,518, (2020).
- West Virginia University Humanities Center. PI Rachel E. Stein, co-PI Katie E. Corcoran, and co-PI Corey J. Colyer. “Experiencing the Pandemic in a Closed Religious Group: The Amish and COVID-19.” $4,507, (2020).
- Sociology of Science and Religion: Identity and Belief Formation Grant. PI Christopher P. Scheitle and co-PI Katie E. Corcoran. “Religion, Science, and the Enchanted Worldview.” $167,797, (2020-2023).
- National Science Foundation. PI Christopher P. Scheitle. "Religion and the Professional Development of Graduate Students in the Sciences." $164,254, (2018-2021).
Stein, Rachel E., Katie E. Corcoran, Carina Perrone*, and Jeralynn Cossman. Forthcoming. “The Influence of Reproductive History on Post-Reproductive Mortality: A Case Study of Amish Women.” Journal of Plain and Anabaptist Communities.
Scott, Ethan M., Rachel E. Stein, Miraides F. Brown, Jennifer Hershberger, Elizabeth Scott, and Olivia K. Wenger. 2021. “Vaccination Patterns of the Northeast Ohio Amish Revisited.” Vaccine 39(7): 1058-1063.
Stein, Rachel E., Katie E. Corcoran, Corey J. Colyer, Annette M. Mackay*, and Sara K. Guthrie*. 2021. “Closed but Not protected: Excess Deaths among the Amish and Mennonites During the COVID-19 pandemic.” Journal of Religion and Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01307-5
DiGregorio, Bernard D*.,Katie E. Corcoran, Corey J. Colyer, and Rachel E. Stein. 2021. ‘When the Waves Roll High’: Religious Coping among the Amish and Mennonites during the COVID-19 Pandemic Religions 12: 678. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12090678
- Corcoran, Katie E., Christopher P. Scheitle, and Ellory Dabbs*. 2021. “Multiple
(Non)Religious Identities Leads to Undercounting Religious Nones and Asian Religious Identities.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
Corcoran, Katie E., Rachel E. Stein, Corey J. Colyer, and Brittany Kowalski*. 2020. “Familial Ties, Location of Occupation, and Congregational Exit in Geographically-Based Congregations: A Case Study of the Amish.” Review of Religious Research.
- Scheitle, Christopher P., Erin Hudnall*, Brittany M. Kowalski*, and Ellory Dabbs*. 2020. “Religion, Family, and Career among Graduate Students in the Sciences.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
- Scheitle CP, Corcoran KE. Religious Tradition and Workplace Religious Discrimination: The Moderating Effects of Regional Context. Social Currents. 2018;5(3):283-300. doi:10.1177/2329496517734571