Charitable Choice Work?:
Covering Religion’s Impact on Urban Affairs
and Social Services
Edited by Andrew Walsh, Associate Director of the Greenberg
(Hartford, CT: Pew Program on Religion and the News Media
and the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public
Nancy T. Ammerman is professor of sociology of religion at Hartford
Seminary and the Hartford Institute for religious Research.
She holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught at Yale and
Emory University. Her
publications include: Southern
Baptists Observed: Multiple Perspectives on a Changing Denomination,
Baptist Battles: Social Change and Religious Conflict in the Southern
Baptist Convention (1990), Bible Believers: Fundamentalists in the
Modern World, (1987), Congregation & Community. (with Arthur
Emery Farnsley) (1997), and Work,
Family, and Religion in Contemporary Society (with Wade Clark Roof)
(1995). She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
professor emerita of history and religious studies at Indiana University
Purdue University at Indianapolis and senior researcher for the Polis
Center. She holds a
doctoral degree in history from the University of Colorado and is
regarded as the foremost non-Mormon scholar of that religion.
She is the author of many books and articles, including Mormonism,
The Story of a New Religious Tradition and Sojourner in the Promised Land: Forty Years Among the Mormons. She
can be reached at: email@example.com
or (812) 336-8244.
Gerald Gamm is
associate professor of political science and history and chair of the
political science department at the University of Rochester.
He holds a Ph.D. in government and history from Harvard
publications include Urban Exodus:
Why the Jews Left Boston and the Catholics Stayed (1999); “The
Growth of Voluntary Associations in America, 1840-1940” (with Robert
Putnam), Journal of Interdisciplinary History (1999); “Representing
Urban Interests: The Local Politics of State Legislatures” (with Scott
Allard and Nancy Burns), Studies in American Political Development (1998); The
Making of New Deal Democrats (University of Chicago Press, 1989);
and “Emergence of Legislative Institutions” (with Kenneth A. Shepsle),
Legislative Studies Quarterly
(1989). He can be reached
or at (716) 275-8573.
Timothy Matovina is associate professor of
theology at the University of Notre Dame, where he specializes in
theology and culture and U.S. Hispanic/Latino theology.
He holds a Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America and has
taught at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and at the Mexican
American Cultural Center in San Antonio.
His publications include: Tejano
Religion and Ethnicity (1998), and, with Virgilio Elizondo, San
Fernando Cathedral: Soul of the City (1998), and Mestizo
Worship (1998). He was
also editor of Beyond Borders (2000)
and co-editor of Perspectivas:
Hispanic Ministry (1995), Presente!U.S.
Latino Catholics from Colonial Origins to the Present (2000).
He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (219) 631-3841.
Peter Dobkin Hall is Hauser Lecturer on Non-profit Organizations in
the Kennedy School of Government. He
holds a Ph.D. in history from the State University of New York at Stony
Brook. Associated with
Yale’s Program on Non-Profit Organizations (PONPO) since its founding,
he has also taught at Wesleyan University.
His published work includes Sacred
Companies: Organizational Aspects of Religion and Religious Aspects of
Organizations (1998), Lives in
Trust: The Fortunes of Dynastic Families in Late Twentieth Century
America (1992), Inventing the Non-profit Sector: Essays on Philanthropy, Voluntarism,
and Non-profit Organizations (1992), and
The Organization of American Culture, 1700 –1900: Private
Institutions, Elites, and the Origins of American Nationality (1982). He is editor, with Colin B. Burke, of the chapter on
voluntary, non-profit, and religious entities and activities for the
forthcoming Millennial Edition of Historical Statistics of the United
States. He can be reached
at: email@example.com or
is associate professor of sociology at the University of Arizona.
He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard University and has
taught at Harvard, Loyola University in Chicago, the University of Notre
Dame, and the University of Arizona.
His publications include: Ordaining
Women: Culture and Conflict in Religious Organizations (1997) and
the forthcoming Congregations in
America. He was the principal researcher of the 1998 National
Frederick C. Harris is
associate professor political science and director of the Center for the
Study of African-American Politics at the University of Rochester.
He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern
publications include Something
Within: Religion in African-American Political Activism (1999) and
“Will the Circle Be Unbroken? The Erosion and Transformation of
African-American Civic Life” in Civil
Society, Democracy, and Civic Renewal (1999).
He has published articles in the Journal
of Politics and Policy Studies
Review and was chosen a 1998-1999 Visiting Scholar at the Russell
Sage Foundation. He can be
reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or (716) 275-4735.
Marc D. Stern, is assistant executive director of the American
Jewish Congress and co-director of its Commission on Law and Social
Action. He is one of the
nation’s foremost experts on the law of church and state. He holds degrees from Yeshiva University and Columbia
University School of Law. He
has practiced with the Congress since 1977, conducting litigation,
preparing amicus curiae briefs, drafting legislation, and giving public
testimony on the full range of church-state issues. He compiles an annual survey of the law governing religion
and the public schools, is the author of articles on “Jews and Public
Morality” and “Anti-Semitism and the Law,” and served as principle
drafter of the 1997 Presidential Directive “ Religion in the Federal
Workplace.” He can be reached at MSternAJC@aol.com
or at (212) 360-1545.