Andrew Whitehead

Aug 3, 2020

Andrew Whitehead
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Our guest is Clemson Sociology professor Andrew Whitehead. Andrew was interviewed by Paul Rosenberg for Salon.com, a piece titled, How Christian nationalism drives American politics and is the co-author of ‘Taking America Back for God.’

Andrew Whitehead is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Clemson University. He is interested in how religion both shapes and is shaped by the surrounding culture and how this influences various social institutions, such as the family. Andrew is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications. Recently, his research on Christian nationalism and childhood disability and religion has been featured across a number of national outlets including the Washington Post, CNN Today, and The Huffington Post, among others. Andrew’s first book on Christian nationalism, with Sam Perry, is called ‘Taking America Back for God.’ It provides the first comprehensive empirical analysis of Christian nationalism in the United States.