Ted Jelen
Professor, Political Science
Contact Address:
Political Science Department
University of Nevada Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 455029
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5029
Campus Office: WRI-B206
Tel. (702) 895-3355
Fax (702) 895-1065

Ted Jelen earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1979. His main research interests are in public opinion, religion and politics, feminism, and the politics of abortion.  He is a former editor of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, and serves as Associate Editor of Social Science Quarterly, Women and Politics, and Review of Religious Research.  He has authored many books, including To Serve God and Mammon: Church-State Relations in the United States (Westview, 2000); The Political World of the Clergy (Praeger, 1993); and The Political Mobilization of Religious Beliefs (Praeger, 1991). Professor Jelen is also the co-author of A Wall of Separation? Debating the Public Role of Religion (Rowman-Littlefield, 1998); The Religious Dimension of Political Behavior: A Critical Analysis and Annotated Bibliography (Greenwood, 1998); Public Attitudes Toward Church and State (M.E. Sharpe, 1995); and Between Two Absolutes: Public Opinion and the Politics of Abortion (Westview, 1992).  He has edited Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies: Essays on Religious Markets and Religious Pluralism (Rowman-Littlefield, 2002); Ross for Boss: Perspectives on the Perot Phenomenon (SUNY P, 2000); Perspectives on the Politics of Abortion (Praeger, 1995); and Religion and Political Behavior in the United States (Praeger, 1989).  His co-edited collections include The One, the Few, and the Many: Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective (Cambridge UP, 2002); and Abortion Politics in the United States: Studies in Public Opinion (Praeger, 1994). 

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