Mark Mulder, Associate Professor, Sociology
Office: Spoelhof Center 229
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- BA Trinity Christian College
- MA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Diversity and inequality in the United States, urban sociology, sociology internship seminar, qualitative methods
Urban studies, faith-based homeless shelters, intentional communities, the concept of “place”
Shades of White Flight: Evangelical Congregations and Urban Departure, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (Forthcoming 2015).
"Worshipping to Stay the Same: Avoiding the Local to Maintain Solidarity," in Christians and the Color Line: Race and Religion After Divided by Faith, J. Russel Hawkins and Phillip Luke Sintiere, eds. New York: Oxford University Press (2014).
“The Role of the Congregation in Community Service: A Philanthropic Case Study” (with Kristen Napp, Zig Ingraffia, Neil Carlson, Khary Bridgewater, and Edwin Hernandez). The Foundation Review, Fall 2012.
“Evangelical Church Polity and the Nuances of White Flight: A Case Study from the Roseland and Englewood Neighborhoods in Chicago. Journal of Urban History, January 2012.
“Understanding Religion Takes Practice: Anti-Urban Bias, Geographical Habits, and Theological Influences,”(with James K.A. Smith) in Ecclesiology and Ethnography, Christian Scharen, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdman’s Publising Co. (2012)
"Congregational Responses to Growing Urban Diversity in a White Ethnic Denomination." Social Problems 56: 335-356. 2009. (with Kevin Dougherty)