B.A. (Hons.) Religious Studies (University of Waterloo, 2007); M.T.S Religion, Ethics and Politics (Harvard University, 2009)
Areas of Interest:
Religion, Politics, Race, Ethnicity, Religion and Globalization, Social Movements, American Evangelicalism, Cultural Sociology, Social Theory, Qualitative Methods, Sociology of Religion
Roger Baumann is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at Yale University. He is a junior fellow at the Center for Comparative Research and the The MacMillan Center Initiative on Religion, Politics, & Society. His research focuses on intersections of race, religion, and politics through the topic of African American Christian engagement with the issue of Israel and Palestine. His dissertation project is a comparative study of Israel/Palestine-focused movements in American black churches combining ethnographic fieldwork, formal interviewing, and comparative historical methods.
Roger is originally from Ontario, Canada and has a background in Religious Studies. He earned his BA in religion from the University of Waterloo and a Masters in religion from Harvard University.