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Mark KillianMark Killian

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3410
Fax: 509.777.4512
Office Location: Lindaman Sem.Center 201B
Email: mkillian@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

M.A. Miami University

B.A. Miami University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2013

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Urban religious ecology; sociology of religion; teaching sociology; intentional communities

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications

“The City According to….: The Theory of Urban Sociology.” Trails: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Lesson Plan which includes PowerPoint, Resource Guide, Lecture notes, Bibliography, Class Activities, and Assessments.

 

Presentations

“‘We pray for protection from the devil, [pause] from those who want to kill us and malign us.’ – The Subcultural Identity Work of an Urban Evangelical Intentional Community.” Session Speaker for the Qualitative Analysis Annual Conference. St. John's Newfoundland, Canada. 2012.

“The African American Religio-marital Paradox: Is the answer more religion?” Session Speaker for the Society of Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. 2012.

“The Final Report on Census of Contemporary Religious Intentional Communities.” Session Speaker for the Society of Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. 2012.

“Team-based Learning in Introductory Sociology.” Session Speaker for the North Central Sociological Association Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. 2011.

“Marital Satisfaction and Religiosity: A Study of Intersectionality.” Session Speaker for the Society of Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI. 2011.

“Second Report on Census of Contemporary Religious Intentional Communities.” Session Speaker for the Society of Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI. 2011.

“Marital Satisfaction and Religiosity: A Study of Intersectionality.” Session Speaker for North Central Sociological Association Annual Conference. Cleveland, OH. 2011.

“Marital Satisfaction and Religiosity: A Study of Intersectionality.” Speaker for Departmental Colloquium. Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati. 2011.

“New Theoretical Work on Religious Urban Communes: An Introduction.” Speaker for Departmental Colloquium. Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati. 2010.

“Report on Urban Communes Census. Session Speaker for Society of Scientific Study of Religion Annual Conference.” Baltimore, MD. 2010.

“The Evangelical Politic.” Guest Speaker for Introduction to Sociology. Raymond Walter’s College. 2010.

 

Affiliations

American Sociological Association, Section Membership: Sociology of Religion, Urban and Community Sociology, Teaching Sociology
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
North Central Sociological Association