Robert A Orsi

  • 220 Citations
1983 …2017
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Research Interests

American religious history and contemporary practice; American Catholicism in both historical and ethnographic perspective; and he is widely recognized also for his work on theory and method for the study of religion.

Education/Academic qualification

Religious Studies, PhD, Yale University

… → 1982

BA, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

… → 1975

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Grants 2012 2014

Research Output 1983 2017

Catholics in the Vatican II era: Local histories of a global event

Cummings, K. S., Matovina, T. & Orsi, R. A., Jan 1 2017, Cambridge University Press. 295 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Local History
Vatican II
Global History
4 Citations (Scopus)

Forum: Studying religion in the age of trump

Balmer, R., Bowler, K., Butler, A., Farrelly, M. J., Markofski, W., Orsi, R., Park, J. Z., Davidson, J. C., Sutton, M. A. & Yukich, G., Dec 1 2017, In : Religion and American Culture. 27, 1, p. 2-56 55 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


The Angel Bruno Bends Close to the Earth and Asks…

Orsi, R. A., Oct 18 2017

Research output: Non-textual formBlog

The Hidden Injuries of Class and Religion

Orsi, R. A., 2017, In : Religion and American Culture. 27, 1, p. 29-35 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

What is Catholic about the Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis?

Orsi, R. A., 2017, The Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader. Norget, K., Napolitano, V. & Mayblin, M. (eds.). University of California Press, p. 282-292 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter