Jesse Smith

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Jesse M Smith
Associate Professor of Sociology
(269) 387-3600
(269) 387-5599
3226 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5257
Mailing address: 
Department of Sociology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5257 USA
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2013
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009
  • B.S., Behavioral Science, Utah Valley University, 2005
Teaching interests: 
  • Social psychology
  • Sociology of religion and irreligion
  • Self and identity
  • Social theory

Dr. Jesse Smith is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University. Smith is an interpretive sociologist and social psychologist. His interests include the self and identity, deviance, religion and secularity, and qualitative methods. He has published over twenty research articles, book chapters, book reviews, and other papers in journals including the Sociology of Religion, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Sociological Quarterly, Qualitative Sociology, and Journal of Religion and Health. He is Joint Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Secularism and Nonreligion. 

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