Melinda DentonAsisstant Professor
Office: 130-B Brackett Hall
BA Sociology and Communication
Introduction to Sociology
ProfileMelinda Lundquist Denton researches the intersection of religion and family life in the United States, with a current focus on the religious lives of adolescents. Dr. Denton’s primary work is with the National Study of Youth and Religion, a longitudinal mixed-method study of youth and young adults in the United States based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Notre Dame University. Dr. Denton completed her Ph.D. in Sociology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Family, Adolescence & Youth, Religion and Culture
A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents by Lisa D. Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton. Oxford University Press, 2011.