Wood, Richard L. and Brad R. Fulton. 2015. A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy. University of Chicago Press.

– 2016 Outstanding Book Award | Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action


Peer Reviewed Articles and Chapters

2020    Engaging Differences: How Socially Diverse Organizations Can Mobilize Their

  Resources More Effectively

Social Forces


2020    Representative Group Styles: How Ally Immigrant Rights Organizations

  Promote Immigrant Involvement

Social Problems

– 2017 Jack Shand Research Award/Grant (for proposed project) | Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

– 2016 Association Management Research Award/Grant | American Society of Association Executives


2020    Bridging and Bonding: Disentangling Two Mechanisms Underlying the Diversity-

  Performance Relationship

Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly


2020    Religious Organizations: Crosscutting the Nonprofit Sector

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, 3rd edition

edited by Walter W. Powell and Patricia Bromley. Stanford University Press


2020    Survey Data Collection Methods and Discrepancy in the Sociological Study of

  Religious Congregations

Sociology of Religion


2020    Organizing Together: Identifying Benefits and Drawbacks of Community-Labor

     Coalitions for Community Organizing Efforts

Social Service Review


2020    Secular Evangelicals: Faith-Based Organizing and Four Modes of Public


Sociology of Religion


2019    Critical Standpoint: Leaders of Color Advancing Racial Equality in 

   Predominantly White Organizations

Nonprofit Management & Leadership

   – 2017 Perlmutter Best Paper Award | TIBS Section | ARNOVA


2019    National Trends in Food Insecurity and Congregation-Based Food Provision

   between 1998 and 2012

Ecology of Food and Nutrition


2019    The Economic Practices of U.S. Congregations: A Review of Current Research

   and Future Opportunities

Social Compass


2019    Religious Congregations Addressing HIV: Examining Predictors of Different

   Types of Congregational HIV Activities

Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services


2018    Organizations and Survey Research: Implementing Response Enhancing

   Strategies and Conducting Nonresponse Analyses

Sociological Methods & Research

   – 2014 Best Paper Proceedings | Academy of Management


2018    Civil Society Organizations and the Enduring Role of Religion in Promoting

   Democratic Engagement



2018    Prevalence and Predictors of Mental Health Programs among U.S.


Psychiatric Services.

   – Featured article in the From Pages to Practice [podcast]


2017    Fostering Muslim Civic Engagement through Faith-Based Community


Journal of Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society

   – Presented at the Center on American Muslim Philanthropy [video]


2017    Achieving and Leveraging Diversity through Faith-Based Organizing

in Religion and Progressive Activism | New York University Press.


2016    Network Ties and Organizational Action: Explaining Variation in Social Service

   Provision Patterns

Management and Organizational Studies

   – 2013 Best Student Paper Award | Society for the Scientific Study of Religion


2016    Trends in Addressing Social Needs: A Longitudinal Study of Congregation-

   Based Service Provision and Political Participation



2015    Predictors of Congregational HIV Programs: Similarities and Differences

   Compared with Other Health Programs

American Journal of Health Promotion


2014    The Role of Bridging Cultural Practices in Racially and Socioeconomically

   Diverse Civic Organizations  [podcast for this article]

American Sociological Review

   – 2016 Clifford Geertz Best Article Award | ASA Sociology of Culture Section

   – 2015 Dennis Gouran Award for Outstanding Research | National

    Communication Association


2012    Interfaith Community Organizing: Emerging Theological and Organizational


International Journal of Public Theology.

   – Reprinted in Yours the Power: Faith-Based Organizing in the USA


2011    Black Churches and HIV/AIDS: Factors Influencing Congregations’

   Responsiveness to Social Issues

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

   – 2011 Student Paper Award (2nd place) | Society for the Study of Social

    Problems | Health Policy Division


Other Publications

Keister, Lisa A. and Brad R. Fulton. 2014. “Religion and Stratification.International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition. Elsevier.


Richard L. Wood, Brad R. Fulton and Kathryn Partridge. 2012. Building Bridges, Building Power: Developments in Institution-Based Community Organizing. Denver, CO: Interfaith Funders.


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