George Yancey

George Yancey
Professor of the Social Sciences
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B.S. Economics, West Texas State University, 1985
M.A. Economics, University of Texas at Austin, 1989
Ph.D. Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1994


Dr. George Yancey is a Professor of Sociology at the Baylor University. He has published several research articles on the topics of institutional racial diversity, racial identity, academic bias, progressive Christians and anti-Christian hostility. His books include Compromising Scholarship (Baylor University Press) a book that explores religious and political biases in academia, What Motivates Cultural Progressives (Baylor University Press) a book that examines activists who oppose the Christian Right, There is no God (Rowman and Littlefield) a book that investigates atheism in the United States, and So Many Christians, So Few Lions (Rowman and Littlefield) a book that assess Christianophobia in the United States.

Recent Publications

Yancey, George. Forthcoming. "Is Christianity Still a Dominant Group in the United States”. Journal of Contemporary Religion


Yancey, George, Laurel Shaler and Jerald Walz. 2019. Investigating Political Tolerance at Conservative Protestant Colleges and Universities Routledge.

Yancey, George and Alicia Brunson. 2018. Prejudice in the Press?: Investigating Bias in Coverage of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Religion McFarland Publishers.

Dr. Yancey's Full Curriculum Vitae.

Department of Sociology

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