Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  

James R. Kelly, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Sociology
B.S., Fordham; M.A., St. John's; Ph.D., Harvard, 19xx

Dealy Hall 403B
Bronx, NY  10458-9993
tel: (718) 817-3850
fax: (718) 817-3846

Research Interests
Sociology of religion; sociological theory; ecumenism and the abortion controversy.
Selected Publications


Kelly, James R. 1999. "Conserving religious identity while doing public theology: on public churches and common ground." In The Power of Religious Publics, William H. Swatos, Jr. and James K. Wellman, Jr., eds. Praeger, Westport, CT, Praeger.

Kelly, James R. 1998. "Roman Catholicism," "Subsidiarity," "Joseph Fitzpatrick, S.J.," "Gordon Zahn." In The Encyclopedia of Religion and Society, William A. Swatos, Jr., ed., pp. 432-438, 501-502, 119-120, 571. Altimara Press, Walnut Creek, CA.

Hemrick, Rev. Eugene, and James R. Kelly. 1996. A National Study on the Permanent Diaconate of the Catholic Church in the United States. The United States Catholic Conference, Washington, D.C.

Kelly, James R.,1996. "The National Study of the Diaconate," Origins 25(39, January 18):497-504.

Kelly, James R. 1995. "Truth, not truce: 'Common Ground' on abortion, a movement within both movements," Virginia Review of Sociology 2:213-241.

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