Ryan Cragun

Ryan Cragun


(813) 257-3803




401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

PH 309

Meet Ryan Cragun

Co-Director/Honors Program; Professor, Sociology

Education: 2000 University of Utah, B.A.
2004 University of Cincinnati, M.A.
2007 University of Cincinnati, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Sociology of Religion
Statistics for the Social Sciences
Social Stratification
Sociological Theory
Introduction to Sociology

Career Specialties:

Professor Ryan Cragun's research focuses on Mormonism and nonreligion.

Professional and Community Activities:

Professor Cragun is a husband, father and sociologist of worldviews (in order of importance). The focus of his scholarship is on Mormonism and nonreligion. His research has been published in a variety of academic journals, such as Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Journal of Sex Research, Journal of Religion and Health, and Journal of Contemporary Religion. He's the author or editor of numerous books, including, Organized Secularism in the US and What You Don't Know About Religion (but Should). When he's not working, he's spending time with his wife and son, hiking or tinkering with computers. For more about his work, you can visit his website at  www.ryantcragun.com. 

Honors and Awards: Cragun has twice received the Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award from the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education at The University of Tampa.

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