William Mirola (Ph.D Indiana University) is Professor of Sociology at Marian University. His research and teaching interests center on religion and social class inequality as well as religion and social movement activism. Dr. Mirola co-edited “Sociology of Religion: A Reader” (3rd edition forthcoming) with Sue Monahan and Michael Emerson as well as co-authored “Religion Implicated: What Sociology Teaches Us About Religion in Our World” (Allyn and Bacon). He is also author of “Redeeming Time: Protestantism and the Eight-Hour Movement in Chicago, 1886-1912” (2015) and “Religion and Class in America: Culture, History, and Politics” (2008). Dr. Mirola also published an essay, “Religion and Class in America,” in the new Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion.