Call for Applications: Editor of Sociology of Religion
Submission Deadline: August 1st, 2022
The Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) invites applications for the position Editor of
ASR’s journal, Sociology of Religion. The journal has a distinguished record of publishing
exceptional sociological research on all facets of religion and spirituality, along with a robust
two-year (3.476) impact factor, placing it as the top journal in the sociology of religion, and a
top 25 journal in sociology more broadly.
The journal is published by Oxford University Press on a quarterly basis and is highly
competitive, with an 11% acceptance rate and around 200 manuscripts submitted annually. The
journal is also highly efficient, with a 12-week average decision time frame on submitted
Published articles commonly feature research on the contours and antecedents of religious
involvement, the consequences of religiosity for other domains of social life (gender, health,
politics, etc.), the linkages between religion and other social institutions, trends related to
religious participation and disaffiliation, various expressions of faith and spirituality, and diverse
methodological and theoretical approaches for examining such topics. Articles deal with a wide
array of topics, reflecting the best work in the field by scholars from around the world.