Stephen Cranney's recent article, "Do People Who Believe in God Report More Meaning in Their Lives? The Existential Effects of Belief" was featured in the Pew Research Center Fact Tank.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for the Studies of Religion, Baylor University
Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
BA, Political Science, Brigham Young University, 2011
Stephen Cranney is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Institute for the Studies of Religion at Baylor University with a joint Ph.D. in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania, M.A. in Demography from University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University. His research interests center around fertility intentions, sexuality, and the social psychology of religion.