Grace Davie, PhD

Professor of Sociology, University of Exeter, UK. Prof. Davie is a specialist in the sociology of religion, with a particular interest in patterns of religion in Europe. She holds an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Theology at Uppsala University (2008) and works closely with colleagues there. She has been president of both the Research Committee 22 (Sociology of Religion) of the International Sociological Association and the American Association for the Sociology of Religion. Her international profile will enhance the quality of our research. She has published widely on religion and identity, welfare and religion, and on secularism in contemporary Europe, all matters that are directly related to RELIGARE.