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William MacDonald


Dean/Director Ohio State Newark
Associate Professor of Sociology

Dr. MacDonald conducts research in the areas of family, religion,  race, and social movements. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Marriage and the Family, the Journal of Family Issues, and the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. The National Science Foundation has funded his research on racial division over voluntary euthanasia, and in 1997 the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture at IU-PUI-Indianapolis named him a Young Scholar in American Religion. He has won several awards, including one of the Templeton Foundation's prizes for courses on science and religion, The Ohio State University at Newark Award for Scholarly Achievement, and the Barnes Award for Exemplary Teaching.

Phone: 740-366-9211

Fax: 740-366-9460


The Ohio State University at Newark

1179 University Drive

Newark OH 43055