Todd Ferguson

Todd Ferguson is a specialist in the sociology of religion, where he researches organizations and leaders within religious communities. In his book, “STUCK” (2022, Fortress Press), he analyzed interviews of religious leaders who no longer wanted to lead their congregations. His co-author and he discovered that it wasn’t psychological burnout or a loss of faith for these clergy. It was the structure of the profession that led to their alienation from their career and calling.


Todd is the Director of the Social Sciences Quantitative Methods Program and an Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology. He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology at Baylor University and his M.Div. at Duke Divinity School. 


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