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Publications and Presentations

Please see below for a list of articles, conference papers/presentations, invited lectures, and other outputs from the SIIC research initiative. This list will continue to be updated as more outputs are generated.

Journal Articles

Vaidyanathan, Brandon, Simranjit Khalsa, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. 2016. “Gossip as Social Control: Policing Informal Ethical Violations in Scientific Workplaces in the US, UK, and India.” Social Problems, forthcoming.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Di Di. “A Gendered Approach to Science Ethics for US and UK Physicists.” Science and Engineering Ethics, published online.

Johnson, David, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. “Ethical Ambiguity in Science.” Science and Engineering Ethics, published online.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers and Presentations

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Elizabeth Korver-Glenn. “How US and U.K. Physicists View Gender Segregation in the Sciences.” American Sociological Association (ASA) conference. New York, New York. August 2013.

Johnson, David R., Brandon Vaidyanathan, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. “Structural Strain in Science: Organizational Context, Career Stage, and Disciplinary Differences.” Roundtable paper presentation at the American Sociological Association (ASA) conference. San Francisco, CA. August 2014.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Christopher P. Scheitle, and Jared L. Peifer. “Discipline, Status and Religious Tradition among U.K. Scientists.” Religion Session paper presentation at the American Sociological Association (ASA) conference. San Francisco, CA. August 2014.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Brandon Vaidyanathan, and David R. Johnson. “How Scientists in India and the United Kingdom Negotiate Boundaries between Science and Religion.” American Academy of Religion (AAR) conference. San Diego, CA. November 2014.

Lewis, Steven, Di Di, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. “Ethical Connotation of Guangxi in Academic Physics in the People’s Republic of China.” Eastern Sociological Society conference. New York City, New York. February 2015.

Matthews, Kirstin R.W., Elaine Howard Ecklund, and Steven W. Lewis. “Narratives of Research Integrity among Biologists and Physicists in International Perspective.” 8th International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering & Medicine (ICEBEM). Brooklyn, New York. April 2015.

Phillips, Benjamin, Stanislav Kolenikov, Elaine Howard Ecklund, Allison Ackermann, and Ho Won Cheng. “Influences on Response Latency in a Web Survey.” Poster presentation at the 70th Annual American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) conference. Hollywood, Florida. May 2015.

Matthews, Kirstin R.W., Sharon Tsao, Steven W. Lewis, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. “Narratives of Research Integrity among Biologists and Physicists in the U.K. and India.” Poster presentation at the 13th Annual International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) conference. Stockholm, Sweden. June 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Di Di. “Religious Conversion of Italian and U.S. Scientists.” Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) conference. Chicago, Illinois. August 2015.

Khalsa, Simranjit, Elaine Howard Ecklund, and Dan Bolger. “Indian Scientists’ Understandings of Religion and Spirituality.” Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR) conference. Chicago, Illinois. August 2015.

Vaidyanathan, Brandon, and Simranjit Khalsa. “Gossip as Social Control: Policing Informal Ethical Violations in Scientific Workplaces in the US, UK, and India.” Presented for the Organizations, Occupations, and Work Roundtable, American Sociological Association (ASA) conference. Chicago, Illinois. August 2015.

Di, Di. “A Gendered Approach to Science Ethics for U.S. and U.K. Physicists.” Presented for the Sexuality and Gender Roundtable, American Sociological Association (ASA) conference. Chicago, Illinois. August 2015.

Johnson, David R. “Ethical Ambiguity in Science.” American Sociological Association (ASA) conference. Chicago, Illinois. August 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Subjective Science and Rigid Religion.” International Society for Science & Religion (ISSR) conference. Vienna, Austria. August 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Di Di, and Kirstin R.W. Matthews. “There is No Point in Being Richard Dawkins: Varieties of Atheism among UK Scientists.” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) conference. Newport Beach, California. November 2015.

Matthews, Kirstin R.W., Aaron D. Levine, Jason Robert, and Daniel Wagner. “Research Ethics in Real Life: Understanding Scientists’ Views on and Experiences with Ethical and Unethical Research.” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) Conference. Houston, Texas. October 2015.

Invited Lectures

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “How Scientists View Religion: A U.S. and U.K. Comparison.” The Faraday Institute Lecture Series, University of Cambridge. Cambridge, U.K. March 2012.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “The Ethical and Spiritual Beliefs and Practices of Scientists in Different National Contexts.” The Faraday Institute Summer Course, University of Cambridge. Cambridge, U.K. July 2012.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Religion in Global Context.” Panel event held at Rice University with RASIC advisory board members. Houston, Texas. September 2012.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Barriers from and Bridges to Religion for U.K. Scientists.” Faraday Institute “Science and Religion – Engaging in Constructive Dialogue” Summer Course, St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. Cambridge, U.K. July 2014.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Christopher P. Scheitle. “Religion and Ethics for U.K. Biologists.” Ecklund was an invited presenter at the “Uses and Abuses of Biology Media Workshop,” The Faraday Institute, University of Cambridge. Cambridge, UK. September 2014.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Faith, Science and University Life.” Invited lecture for the Rice Graduate Christian Fellowship. Houston, Texas. October 2014.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Boundaries between Science and Religion in the U.K. and India.” Invited lecture for the Houston Science and Religious Discussion Group at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Houston, Texas. November 2014.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Religion at Work: Scientists and Other Professionals.” Boniuk Institute Faculty Seminar at Rice University. Houston, Texas. January 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “What People of Faith Think about Science, Scientists Think about Faith, and Why We Should Care.” Keynote Speaker, The Pascal Society lecture at Westmont College. Santa Barbara, California. March 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Ethical Ambiguity in Science.” Lecture at the American Center for Physics. Washington, D.C. March 2015.

Matthews, Kirstin R.W. “Unethical Conduct in Research: Fabrication, Falsification, Plagiarism, and Irresponsible Behavior.” Lecture of course BIOC 447/547 (“The Future of Medicine”) at Rice University. Houston, Texas. March 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard, and Christopher P. Scheitle. “Scientists, Religion and the Conflict Thesis.” Invited keynote lecture at “The Idea that Wouldn’t Die: The Warfare between Science and Religion” Conference. University of Wisconsin at Madison. Madison, Wisconsin. May 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Scientific and Religious Communities: Is Civility Possible?” Ecklund was an invited plenary speaker at the “Intellectual Virtue and Civil Discourse” Conference at Biola University’s Center for Christian Thought. Biola University. La Mirada, California. May 8-9, 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “What Scientists Think About Christians and Christians Think About Science.” As an invited speaker, Ecklund presented project data at the “Celebrating Creation” gathering hosted by BioLogos. This was the sixth in a series of invitation-only events BioLogos has hosted to convene best-selling authors, megachurch pastors, seminary presidents, and Christian publishers for worship, fellowship, and learning about science and Christian faith. San Francisco, California. September 29-October 2, 2015.

Johnson, David R. “Religion in the Scientific Workplace: Data from Eight Different National Contexts.” Smalley-Curl Institute at Rice University. Houston, Texas. November 2015.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “A Global Lab: Religion among Scientists in International Context.” Invited speaker, Faculty Roundtable, Rivendell Institute at Yale University. New Haven, Connecticut. February 2016.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “Myths and Realities at the Faith and Science Interface.” Invited speaker, College of the Bahamas. Nassau, Bahamas. March 2016.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “A Global Lab: Religion among Scientists in International Context.” Invited lecturer, The Religious Studies Program, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, Minnesota. March 2016.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “New Direction in the Science and Religion Relationship: Lessons from Across the Globe.” Grad Christian Fellowship Roundtable, Cornell Graduate Christian Fellowship, Cornell University. Ithaca, New York. April 2016.

Ecklund, Elaine Howard. “The Truths of Science and Religion: What Scientists Really Believe.” North Park University. Chicago, Illinois. April 2016.