about the authors
Lisa D. Pearce is Associate Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow with the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the co-author, with William G. Axinn of Mixed Method Data Collection Strategies.
Melinda Lundquist Denton is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Clemson University. She is the co-author, with Christian Smith, of Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers.