Joshua Tom

E-mail: Joshua Tom

Research Assistant
Sociology of Religion
Ph.D student, ABD, Expected Graduation in Aug. 2015
M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, 2012
B.S., Sociology and Philosophy, University of Washington, 2009


Curriculum Vitae

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

Joshua Tom is in his fifth year of the sociology’s graduate program. His research interests include religion, race, deviance and the sociology of science. His master’s thesis (2012) explored the social origins of scientifically deviant beliefs in contemporary American society. His research has been featured on the Huffington Post and a variety of other media outlets. Joshua is a Baylor University Presidential Scholar and undergraduate instructor for the sociology department. He is currently working towards the completion of his PhD (expected graduation Aug. 2015) and a dissertation exploring the historical and sociological intersections of religion and interracial marriage in the United States.