Jacqui Frost. “The Meaning of Uncertainty: Navigating States of Certainty and Uncertainty in Nonreligious Narratives.” Forthcoming in American Sociological Review.
~ WINNER: Best Graduate Student Paper, ASA Culture Section, 2019
Jacqui Frost and Penny Edgell. 2018. "Rescuing Nones from the Reference Category: Civic Engagement Among the Nonreligious in America." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 47(2): 417-438.
Penny Edgell, Jacqui Frost, and Evan Stewart. 2017. "From Existential to Social Understandings of Risk: Examining Gender Differences in Nonreligion." Social Currents 4(6): 556–574.
Jacqui Frost and Penny Edgell. 2017. "Distinctiveness Reconsidered: Religiosity, Structural Location, and Understandings of Racial Inequality." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56(2): 277-301.
Jacqui Frost. "Religion for Atheists? Transhumanism, Mindfulness, and Atheist Churches." Forthcoming in The Cambridge History of Atheism, edited by Stephen Bullivant and Michael Ruse. Cambridge University Press.
Jacqui Frost. 2017. "Rejecting Rejection Identities: Negotiating Positive Nonreligiosity at the Sunday Assembly." Pp. 171-190 in Organized Secularism in the United States, edited by Ryan Cragun, Lori Fazzino, and Christel Manning. De Gruyter.
Reviews, Comments, and Essays
Jacqui Frost. “How Our Paradigms Limit Our Measures.” Response to "Is Secularism a World Religion?" by Donovan Schaefer. Forthcoming in special feature for Implicit Religion.
Jacqui Frost. 2016. Review of American Secularism: Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems, by Joseph O. Baker and Buster Smith. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55(1): 195-196.
Jacqui Frost. 2015. "Measuring Secularity." Response to "Understanding the Secular," with Phil Zuckerman and John R. Shook. The Religious Studies Project.
Jacqui Frost. 2013-2017. Published 51 short review essays for The Society Pages covering topics like the historical role of women in social movements, the social determinants of volunteerism, the predictable paradox of atheist churches, and the reappropriation of stigmatized labels. Full list and links available on Public Writing page.
Fellowships and Awards
2019. College of Liberal Arts Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota.
2019. Student Research Grant, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.
2019. Council of Graduate Students Conference Travel Grant, University of Minnesota.
2018. Engaged Scholarship Award, University of Minnesota. For work on The Society Pages.
2018. Anna Welsch Bright Research Award, University of Minnesota.
2015. Summer Research Fellowship, American Mosaic Project.
2014. Ron Anderson Technology and Social Cohesion Award.
2014. Edelstein Fellowship, American Mosaic Project.
2013. Sociology Department Fellowship, University of Minnesota.