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Stacy GeorgeStacy George

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3851
Fax: 509.777.4512
Office Location: Lindaman Sem.Center 201E


Ph.D. University of New Mexico

M.A. University of New Mexico

B.A. George Fox University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Historical sociology; political sociology; religious sociology; social conflict; peace studies; social movements

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Book Reviews

2010. Mobilization: A Journal of Social Movements Vol. 15 (3). Review of Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age by Kevin Gillan, Jenny Pickerill and Frank Webster. Palgrave Macmillian Press (2008).

2009. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Vol. 49 (2). Review of Catholic Church and Power Politics in Latin America, by Emilio Betances. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield (2007).

2009. Review of Religious Research. Vol. 50 (3). Review of Religion and War Resistance in the Plowshares Movement, by Sharon Erickson Nepstad. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press (2008).

2008. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Vol. 47 (4). Review of Organizing Urban America: Secular and Faith-based Community Organizations, by Heidi J. Swarts. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2008).



2013. Keogh, Stacy and Richard L. Wood “The Rebirth of Catholic Collective Action in Central America: A new model of church-based political participation” Social Compass. 60:2. pp 289-307.

2012. Santoro, Wayne, Stacy Keogh & Maria Velez. “Cross-Cutting Solidarities and Mobilization: The Impact of Anglo Social Ties on Mexican American Activism” Social Forces 91:1. pp. 209-231.

2010. "Transforming Religious Identities in Latin America." Latin American Perspectives.

2009. Greene, Samuel and Stacy Keogh. 2009. "The parliamentary and presidential elections in El Salvador, March 2009" Electoral Studies 28: 666-669.

2007. "Nexus: Religion in the Public University." Journal of Ecumenical Studies. Vol 42 (2). pp 286-288.



2009. SSSR/RRA Conference. Denver, CO. “Religious Contentious Politics: Protesting at the School of the Americas.”

2009. Sociology Presentation Series, University of New Mexico. “Cross-Cutting Solidarities and Mobilization: Anglo Social Ties and Mexican American Activism” (with Wayne Santoro).

2008. SSSR/RRA Conference. Louisville, KY. “Religious Competition and Institutional Strategy: Observations from the Central American Catholic Church.”

2008. Guatemala Scholars Network Roundtable Conference. Nashville, TN.

2008. Sociology Presentation Series, University of New Mexico. “A Rebirth of Catholic Collective Action in Central America?” (with Richard Wood).

2008. CURA Seminar Participant. Center for Religion and World Affairs, Boston University “Religion and Democracy.”

2008. Stony Brook Conference on Ethnography. New York, NY. “From Popular Protest to Community Organizing: Faith-based initiatives in Central America.”

2007. Sociology Presentation Series, University of New Mexico. “The Reemergence of Church-based Organizing in Central America.”

2007. Association for the Sociology of Religion Conference, New York, NY: “Nexus: Religion in the Public University.”

2007. Pacific Sociological Association Conference, Oakland, CA: “Religion in the Public University and the Development of a Habermasian Public Sphere.”



American Sociological Association
Association for the Sociology of Religion
Pacific Sociology Association