Episode 152 - Joseph O. Baker, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)


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Episode 152 - Joseph O. Baker, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Joseph O. Baker, PhD. Joseph Baker is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at East Tennessee State University, and the new editor of Sociology of Religion (https://academic.oup.com/socrel). He has published research on a wide variety of topics, including different expressions of religiosity and secularity, congregational dynamics, “paranormal” beliefs and subcultures, public views of science, the intersection of religion and politics in the U.S., patterns of deviance and conformity, and penology and law. In addition to publishing over 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the past decade, he has co-authored four books: * American Secularism (NYU Press, 2015) https://nyupress.org/9781479873722/american-secularism/ * Paranormal America (second edition, NYU Press, 2017) https://nyupress.org/9781479815289/paranormal-america-second-edition/ * Deviance Management: Insiders, Outsiders, Hiders, and Drifters (University of California Press, 2019) https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520304499/deviance-management * Fear Itself: The Causes and Consequences of Fear in America (NYU Press, 2020) https://nyupress.org/9781479869817/fear-itself/ Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. Please visit our website for more information: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! To donate, click here: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com/donate/ Please visit this page for information where you can listen to our podcast: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com/listen/ Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language.

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