My response to a review of my book The Evolution of Atheism that was published in Free Inquiry, the magazine of the Council for Secular Humanism, followed by another response by the author of the original review, the magazine's editor Tom Flynn.
June 21, 2016
Interviewed in the Swedish news and current affairs magazine Fokus about the atheist movement.
January 29, 2016
The Evolution of Atheism was reviewed in Counterpunch, where it was described as "an impressively sophisticated study densely packed with interesting and valuable insights about the atheist movement in general and the New Atheism in particular."
November 9, 2015
OUP blog Post
My article "The legacy of the New Atheism" is published on the Oxford University Press Blog.
November 4, 2015
Book Release Event
The Centre for the Study of Religion and Society at Uppsala University hosted a seminar to launch the book The Evolution of Atheism: The Politics of a Modern Movement. Lois Lee, a sociologist at University College London, gave a response to the book and participated in a discussion about the book and the study of atheism and secularism more generally.
I was interviewed about The Evolution of Atheism in Publishers Weekly in a piece entitled "Sociologist Stephen LeDrew on the Rift in the Atheism Movement."
October 2, 2015
The Evolution of Atheism reviewed in Publishers Weekly
The Evolution of Atheism received a positive review from Publishers Weekly's 2015 Fall Preview.
October 1, 2015
The Evolution of Atheism: The Politics of a Modern Movement released in the US. Canada and UK coming soon.
August 28, 2015
2015 IAHR Congress, Erfurt, Germany
Member of a panel on "Differentiating Nonreligion" at the International Association for the History of Religion Congress in Erfurt, Germany. My presentation: "Atheism in America: Conflict and Differentiation in a New Social Movement."