Associate Professor (Ph.D. Northwestern University)
220G Newcomb Hall
Sociology of Religion, African American Religion, Sociology of Culture,
Gender and Sexuality, Media, Sociology of Scientific Knowledge.
Shayne Lee. 2010. Erotic Revolutionaries: Black Women, Sexuality and Popular Culture.
Lanham, MD: Hamilton.
Shayne Lee and Phillip Sinitiere. 2009. Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and
the Spiritual Marketplace. New York and London: New York University Press.
Shayne Lee. 2005. T.D. Jakes: America’s New Preacher. New York and London:
New York University Press.
Aldon Morris and Shayne Lee. 2005. “The National Baptist Convention: Tradition and
the Challenges of Modernity.” In Church, Identity, and Change: Theology and
Denominational Structures in Unsettled Times. New York: Eerdmans.
Shayne Lee. 2004. “The Structure of a Spiritual Revolution: Black Baptists
and Women in Ministry.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 33(2):154-177
Shayne Lee. 2003. “The Church of Faith and Freedom: African American
Baptists and Social Change.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:31-42
Book manuscript: Black Clergywomen: The Social Construction of Calling. 2)
Current Research Projects
The Wire (SOCI 210)
Foundations of Sociology (SOCI 201)
Issues of Sociology of Gender (SOCI 606)
African American Religion and Liberation
Sociology of Culture
Sociology of Religion (SOCI 121)
Intro to African Diaspora Studies (ADST 200)
African American Comedy
African American Feminist Thought
Hip Hop & Urban Culture