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Yancey, George A. 1962-

YANCEY, Georcge A. 1962-

PERSONAL: Born September 8, 1962, in Moses Lake, WA; son of Lawrence Carter and Rose (a teacher; maiden name, Taylor) Yancey; married Sherelyn Whittum, May 28, 1995. Ethnicity: "Black." Education: West Texas State University, B.S., 1985; University of Texas, Austin, M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1994. Politics: "Independent." Religion: "Christian."

ADDRESSES: Home—4016 Shiraz Dr., Argyle, TX 76226. Office—University of North Texas, P.O. Box 311157, Denton, TX 76203. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer and educator. University of Texas, San Antonio, Division of Social and Policy Science, visiting assistant professor, 1993–96; Round Top Consulting Associates, San Antonio, special projects consultant, 1994–96; Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, adjunct faculty in sociology department, 1996; University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, assistant professor of sociology, 1996–99; University of North Texas, Denton, assistant professor, 1999–2001, associate professor of sociology, 2001–.

MEMBER: Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Southwestern Social Science Association, Southern Sociological Society.


Beyond Black and White: Reflections on Racial Reconciliation, Baker Books (Grand Rapids, MI), 1996.

(Editor, with wife, Sherelyn Whittum Yancey) Just Don't Marry One: Interracial Dating, Marriage, and Parenting, Judson Press (Valley Forge, PA), 2002.

One Body, One Spirit: Principles of Successful Multiracial Churches, InterVarsity Press (Downers Grove, IL), 2003.

(With Curtiss DeYoung, Michael Emerson, and Karen Chai) United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2003.

Who Is White?: Latinos, Asians, and the New Black/Nonblack Divide, Lynne Rienner (Boulder, CO), 2003.

Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Sociological Focus, Christian Scholar's Review, Social Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Journal of Black Studies, Sociological Perspectives, Sociological Imagination, Journal of Family Issues, Sociological Spectrum, Journal of Intergroup Relations, American Sociologist, Christian Ethics Today, and Interrace. Contributor to books, including The Quality and Quantity of Contact: African Americans and Whites on College Campuses, edited by Robert Moore, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2002.

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