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Religion and Spirituality Among Natural and Social Science Faculty at Elite Research Universities

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Elaine Howard Ecklund
Associate Professor of Sociology
Rice University

Rice University (Houston, Texas)

This grant provided research support for a survey and in-depth interviews with faculty from 20 elite research universities, examining religion and spirituality among academics in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and economics. The study generated several peer-reviewed articles as well as the book Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think (2010)

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Start Date:
January 2005
End Date:
December 2009
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