Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund

Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund is an assistant professor of sociology at Rice University, where she is also a Rice Scholar at the Baker Institute and director of the Program on Religion and Public Life at the Institute for Urban Research. Her work focuses on the ways science and religion intersect with other life spheres, such as public life, immigration and gender. She is the author, most recently, of Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think (2010).