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Wes Markofski

Wes Markofski

Education & Professional History

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Markofski, Wes.  Forthcoming.  “Reflexive Evangelicalism.”  Political Power and Social Theory.

Markofski, Wes.  2018. “The Other Evangelicals.” Series on “American Religion, Humility, and Democracy.” The Immanent Frame.

Markofski, Wes.  2017. “Forum: Studying Religion in the Age of Trump.” Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation 27 (1): 23-28.

Markofski, Wes. 2015. New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Markofski, Wes. 2015. “The Public Sociology of Religion.” Sociology of Religion 76(4): 459-475.


Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

American Sociological Association

Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Sociology and Anthropology

Wes Markofski (B.S. Molecular Biology & Philosophy, M.S. & Ph.D. Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is an assistant professor of sociology at Carleton College.  An ethnographer and social theorist, his work centers on the study of politics, culture, and public religion.  In its substantive focus on new monastic and progressive styles of American evangelicalism, his research explores the dynamic interplay of race, religion, and intersectional inequality in urban contexts and American democracy writ large.  He teaches courses in social theory, religion, diversity and democracy, and introductory sociology.

Profile updated January 24, 2019

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