Associate Professor of Sociology
Incoming Baylor Religion Survey Director (Aug. 2015)
P.O. Box 97326
Waco, TX 76798
Dr. Paul Froese is a professor of sociology and a research fellow for the Institute for Studies of Religion. He has been teaching and researching at Baylor since 2002. A prolific author of books and articles, his research interests include the sociology of meaning, religion, comparative historical sociology, political sociology and ideology. His latest book, On Purpose: a Sociology of Life’s Meaning, will appear soon; check out his author page at Amazon.
Froese, P. 2015. On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life. New York: Oxford University Press.
Draper, Scott; Froese, P.; and Buster Smith. 2015. “Religious Pluralism and the Individual:the meaning and effects of inter-religious contact.” Journal of Social Science Studies. 2:1.
Froese, Paul. 2014. "Religion and American Politics from a Global Perspective." Religions 5, no. 3: 648-662.
- A Message from the Chair
- Contacts and Location
- Department Objectives
- FAQs On Our Programs
- Graduate Program
- Baylor Sociology Ranked in 2018 U.S. News Grad School Survey
- NRC Ranks Baylor Sociology Among Nation's Best
- Sociology Rises in National Rankings
- Sociologist Wins Award from Gerontological Society of America
- Undergraduate Program