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Jason WollschlegerJason Wollschleger

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4281
Fax: 509.777.4512
Office Location: Lindaman Sem.Center 201C


Ph.D., MA. University of Washington
M.S.W. Roberts Wesleyan College
B.A. Charleston Southern University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Sociology of religion; sociology of genocide; racial and ethnic minorities; public schools in the U.S.

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications include: co-wrote "A WalMartization of Religion? The Ecological Impact of Megachurches on the Local and Extralocal Religious Economy," in Review of Religious Research (forthcoming); co-wrote "A Cucumber for a Cow: A Theoretical Exploration of the Causes and Consequences of Religious Hypocrisy," in Rationality and Society (forthcoming); a book review, "Review of Bryan T. McGraw Faith in Politics: Religion and Liberal Democracy," in Mobilization (forthcoming).

Presentations include: "Religious Certainty, A Social Capital Approach?" at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion conference, Baltimore (2010); "The Emerging Church in Seattle," at the American Sociological Association conference, Atlanta (2010); "Wolves in Sheep's Clothing: Belonging without Believing," at the Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture conference, Portland, Ore. (2010); "Religious Certainty and Doubt," at the Association for the Sociology of Religion conference, San Francisco (2009); "Bishops, Presbyters, and the Priesthood of All Believers," at the SSR/ASREC conference, Rochester, N.Y. (2005).

Serves as reviewer for Social Forces, The Sociological Quarterly, Review of Religious Research, and Rationality & Society.

Member of the American Sociology Association, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, the Association for the Sociology of Religion, and the Association for the Study of Religion