- In Fall 2015, I am teaching a new seminar on The Sociology of Guns. Read a description of the course here.
- I am continuing my research on American gun cultures, beginning with the “concealed carry” movement. You can follow this work on Twitter @gunculture2pt0 or read my Gun Culture 2.0 blog and “like”my Facebook page.
- Through my hobby-gone-mad (Big Time Tennis), I continue to string rackets for Wake Forest’s men’s tennis team, the Wake Forest club tennis teams, and selected individual clients. Follow my tennis business on Twitter (@bigtimetennis) and “like” my Facebook page.
- In January, I was named the Tennis Industry magazine Stringer of the Year for 2014.
- Last fall, I gave one of the Deitchman Family Lectures on Religion and Modernity at the College of the Holy Cross in October. A video of the talk is freely available on YouTube and iTunes U.
- The lecture was based on my book, Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome on the American Religious Landscape, was published in 2014 by Oxford University Press. Buy it now!