Teaching


Princeton Theological Seminary (2016-Present)

  • Religion, Resilience and Vulnerability (Fall 2016 and Spring 2019)
  • Philosophy of Social Science (Spring 2017 and Fall 2018)
  • Research Methods for Studying Congregations (Spring 2017)
  • Religion and Social Theory (Fall 2017)
  • Christianity and the Liberal Arts Tradition (January term 2019)
  • Mentored two Master’s theses

Princeton University (2005 and 2017)

  • Sociology of Religion (Fall 2017)
  • Sociology of International Migration (Fall 2005)

Yale University (2013-2016)

  • Philosophy of Social Science Summer Seminar for Graduate Students in Sociology.
  • Philosophy of Social Science Summer Seminar for Junior Faculty in Sociology.
  • Yale Summer Seminar on Happiness, Virtues and the Common Good. June 2014.
  • Graduate Reading Group on Narratives, Causation, and Critical Realism in the Social Sciences.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007-2013)

  • Sociology 089/First-Year Seminar: Applied Social Theory: Towards a Positive Sociology
  • Sociology/Management 415: Economy and Society
  • Sociology/Religious Studies 429: Religion and Society (both in class and online)
  • Sociology 460: Contemporary Social Theory
  • Sociology 469: Medical Sociology: Positive Sociology of Well-Being
  • Sociology 891: Sociology of Religion (graduate seminar).
  • Sociology 950: Political and Cultural Sociology Workshop
  • Served on 10 Ph.D. Committees
  • Mentored Three Undergraduate Senior Projects