About us

Jörg Stolz is Professor of Sociology of Religion at the University of Lausanne. Combining an explanatory approach with mixed methods, he works on the description and explanation of different forms of religiosity, evangelicalism, secularization, and islamophobia. He is the author of many articles in leading sociology and sociology of religion journals, among them, ‘Explaining religiosity. Towards a unified theoretical framework’ in the British Journal of Sociology.

Anaïd Lindemann is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Lausanne. Specialized in sociology of religions, she is writing her thesis on the different forms of discrimination and prejudice against Muslims in Switzerland. She co-wrote and published articles on other topics such as religious diversity, religion/spirituality in prisons, and media discourses on immigration. She mainly resorts to quantitative and mixed methods in her research.


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