Brandon Martinez
Aaron Franzen

E-mail: Brandon Martinez

Research Assistant
Sociology of Religion
Ph.D. student
M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, 2012
M.Theo., Dallas Theological Seminary, 2009
B.A., Religion and Sociology, Texas Christian University, 2005


Curriculum Vitae

Department of Sociology
P.O. Box 97326
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-7073

Brandon Martinez's research interests are in race and ethnicity, the sociology of religion, discrimination, inequality, and political sociology. His dissertation examines how the intersection of race and religion influence the social world. He has published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion and Review of Religious Research. His current research includes symbolic white dominance in Latino congregations, political divides within white American evangelicalism, and operationalizing the concept of evil in research on religion.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Brandon C. Martinez and Kevin D. Dougherty. "Race, Belonging and Participation in Religious Congregations." Accepted for publication at Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

Brandon C. Martinez. 2013. "Is Evil Good for Religion? The Correlation between the Belief in Supernatural Evil and Religious Commitment." Review of Religious Research 55(2):319-338.