Assistant Professor of Sociology
- PhD Sociology – Baylor University, 2018
- MA Sociology – Baylor University, 2015
- MA Theological Studies – Regent College, 2013
- BA Philosophy – Washington & Lee University, 2005
McClure, Paul K. “‘You’re Fired,’ Says the Robot: The Rise of Automation in the Workplace, Technophobes, and Fears of Unemployment.” Social Science Computer Review 36(2):139-156. 2017.
McClure, Paul K. “Tinkering with Technology and Religion in the Digital Age: The Effects of Internet Use on Religious Belief, Behavior, and Belonging.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 56(3):481-497. 2017.
McClure, Paul K. “Something besides Monotheism: Sociotheological Boundary Work among the Spiritual, but Not Religious.” Poetics 62:53-65. 2016.
McClure, Paul K. “Faith and Facebook in a Pluralistic Age: The Effects of Social Networking Sites on the Religious Beliefs of Emerging Adults.” Sociological Perspectives 59(4):818–34.
Dr. McClure does research in the broadly defined areas of technology, religion, and culture. His published research has been featured in over 70 media outlets worldwide including Forbes and USA Today. His wife, Kate, is a portrait artist, and they love living in Lynchburg and hiking around the Blue Ridge Mountains.