Gary Adler, Jr.

Gary Adler
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Sociology
(814) 863-5365

Gary Adler, Jr. is an assistant professor of sociology. His research examines the mobilization of long-distance activism and altruism in global civil society, as well as the cultural processes that shape religious organizations' response to major social change.

Education: 
B.A., University of Dayton, History, 1997
M.A., Jesuit School of Theology, Theology, 2002
M.A., University of Arizona, Sociology, 2007
Ph.D., University of Arizona, Sociology, 2012
Research Interests: 
Culture, social movements, religion, civil society and civic organizations, religious change and secularism, long-distance altruism and activism, catholic parishes