Edwards Little is a Principal Investigator for the Religious Leadership Diversity Project.
This is a project focused on race and ethnicity; sociology of religion; social stratification; and gender. Current research examines the cultural practices, social dynamics, and organizational structures within interracial churches; culturally relevant methods in cross-cultural research in American religion; religio-cultural practices of African American churches; gender in the African American church; and the role of religion in the behaviors and attitudes of American youth.
She has continued her research on multiracial congregations in the Religious Leadership and Diversity Project, now turning her focus to pastors, investigating their efforts to maintain unity and diversity in America’s multiracial churches.
Little Edwards is an associate professor at The Ohio State University. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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