Stephen Cherry

Stephen Cherry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3434
Office: Bayou 1508.15


Stephen M. Cherry, Ph.D. is an associate professor and program director of sociology. His research interests include immigration, religion, Asian Americans, and civic life with a particular focus on Filipino American Catholics post 1965. He is the author of Faith, Family, and Filipino American Community Life (Rutgers University Press 2013) and the co-editor of Religious Movements Across Borders (Ashgate 2014). In 2006 he received the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Distinguished Article Award. He is currently a faculty fellow at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University (2015-2016).