Dr. Christopher Cronin

Associate Professor of Political Science
(910) 630-7665
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Christopher Cronin, Associate Professor of Political Science

Degrees:

B.A., Saint Michael's College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Bio:

Dr. Cronin received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  His first book (The Cross, the Fall, and the Resurrection) looks Social Gospel Movement and the Democratic Party.  His most recent book (Mormons in American Politics) deals with the rise to power for prominent Mormon politicians.  His ongoing research focuses on Religion and Politics and Political Consulting.

Research Interests:

Religion and politics, Fundamentalist rhetoric, minority religions in majority politics, social movements and religion, religious leaders as political leaders

Personal Interests:

Volunteering, softball, guitar, hiking, Durham Bulls games

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