Religion in Public Institutions
Spirituality and Religion in Healthcare
Ethics Committees in Healthcare Organizations
The Moral Lives of Healthcare Professionals
Conflicts over Sexuality in Religious Organizations
Theoretical and Methodological Issues in the Study of Religion
Teaching Sociology and Religion
2021. “Training Spiritual Caregivers? Spirituality in Chaplaincy Programs in Theological Education” with Casey Clevenger, Irene Elizabeth Stroud, Patricia K. Palmer, Trace Haythorn, George Fitchett in Situating Spirituality: Context, Practice, Power. Eds. Brian Steensland, Jaime Kucinskas and Anna Sun. New York: Oxford University Press. P. 278-296.
2021. “How Do Healthcare Executives Understand and Make Decision about Spiritual Care Provision? A Pilot Study” with Aja Antoine, George Fitchett, Deborah Marin, Vanshdeep Sharma, Andrew Garmen, Trace Haythorn, and Kelsey White. Southern Medical Journal. 114(4): 207-212.
2020. “What Organizational and Business Models Underlie Spiritual Care Staffing in Healthcare Organizations? An Initial Description and Analysis” with Aja Antoine, George Fitchett, Deborah Marin, Vanshdeep Sharma, Andrew Garmen, Trace Haythorn, Kelsey White and Amy Greene. Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy.
2020. “The Social Significance of Chaplains: Evidence from a National Survey” with Taylor Winfield*, Michael Skaggs. Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy. 18:1-10.
2020. “Education for Professional Chaplaincy in the US: Mapping Current Practice in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)” with Casey Clevenger, Irene Elizabeth Stroud, Patricia K. Palmer, Trace Haythorn, George Fitchett. Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy 7: 1-16.
2020. “Mapping the Healthcare Chaplaincy Workforce: A Baseline Description” with Kelsey White, Marilyn Barnes and George Fitchett. Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy 13:1-21.
2019. “Interprofessional Spiritual Care Training for Geriatric Care Providers” with Julia Bandini,* Mary Martha Thiel, Elaine Meyer, Sara Paasche-Orlow, Qian Zhang,* Journal of Palliative Medicine. 22: 1-7.
2019. “Perspectives from the Edge: Chaplains in Greater Boston, 1945-2015” with Katherine Wang* and Mary Rowe. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 58(6): 269-286.
2018. “Healthcare Chaplaincy as a Companion Profession: Historical Developments” Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy. August (13):1-16.
2018. “Translating Spirituality: Universalism and Particularlism in the Diffusion of Spiritual Care from the United States to Israel” with Michal Pagis and Orly Tal. Sociological Forum. 33(3):596-618
2017. “God on the Fly? The Professional Mandates of Airport Chaplains” Sociology of Religion. 78(4):437-455.
2013. “Strategies of Emotion Management: Not Just On, But Off the Job” with Clare Hammonds. Nursing Inquiry. May 27.
2012. “Reconsidering Detached Concern: The Case of Intensive Care Nurses” with Clare Hammonds. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 55(2):266-282.
2009. “Religion and Spirituality: A Barrier and a Bridge in the Everyday Professional Work of Pediatric Physicians” with Elaine Howard Ecklund and Nicholas Short. Social Problems 56(4): 702-721.
2008. “Lost in Translation? Sociological Observations and Reflections on the Practice of Hospital Chaplaincy” with Raymond De Vries and Nancy Berlinger. The Hastings Center Report. 38(6):9-13.