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    Jason Shelton
    Title Associate Professor of Sociology
    Job Responsibility faculty member, author
    Organization UT Arlington
    Organization Web Site www.uta.edu
    Institution Type Colleges & Universities
    Industry Type Education
    Languages I speak English
    Please list your areas of Expertise Sociology, race, class and religion
    Summarize your expertise in greater detail Jason E. Shelton is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Arlington. His primary research interests concern the sociology of religion, as well as the intersections of race, class, and political/social attitudes in the post-Civil Rights Era.
    Blog/Website http://www.uta.edu/profile...
    Whitepapers & Research “Blacks and Whites in Christian America: How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions (NYU Press), 2012;
    Books & Articles Published Dr. Shelton’s articles have appeared in Social Science Quarterly, Du Bois Review, Sociological Perspectives, Journal of African American Studies, American Behavioral Scientist, and other respected publications. New York University Press published his award-winning first book, Blacks and Whites in Christian America: How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions, which was recognized by the Southern Conference on African American Studies and the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Religion.
    Awards, Associations & Memberships August 2014

    Distinguished Book Award (Honorable Mention for Blacks and Whites in Christian America)

    April 2013

    Food For Thought Faculty Luncheon

    (freshman student leaders honor faculty members for their dedication and commitment to higher education).

    April 2012

    Food For Thought Faculty Luncheon

    (freshman student leaders honor faculty members for their dedication and commitment to higher education)

    February 2012

    C. Calvin Smith Distinguished Book Award (Blacks and Whites in Christian America)

    This award recognizes “the most distinguished scholarly book on African American Studies published in the calendar year.”

    October 2010

    The Alicia Wilkerson Smotherman Faculty Award

    (recognizes faculty in the College of Liberal Arts for exceptional teaching contributions and mentorship).
    Media Experience Dr. Shelton has been interviewed by major media outlets for news stories relevant to his research such as the Chicago Tribune, USA Today, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), Houston Chronicle, and network television affiliates in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
    Educational Background PhD and MA degrees in Sociology at the University of Miami (FL), and BA in Sociology at Kent State University. From 2006-2008, Dr. Shelton served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology at Rice University, where he worked on the the first wave of the Portraits of American Life Study (PALS).
    My References Kristin Sullivan, AVP Media Relations at UT Arlington; Bridget Lewis, Asst. Director of Media Relations, UT Arlington
    Interested In the sociology of religion, as well as the intersections of race, class, and political/social attitudes in the post-Civil Rights Era.
    Country US
    State TX
    Office Phone 817-272-3800
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