Amy Moff Hudec

Visiting Professor
Religious Studies

Education

BA, University of Redlands, Economics and Sociology

MA, Boston College, Sociology

 PhD, Boston University, Sociology of Religion

Contact

Hentschke
206
P: 909.748.7653
E: amy_moffhudec@redlands.edu

Courses Taught

Religion and Family; Religion and Politics; Queer Religiosities; World Religions; Women of God; Religion in America; New Religious Movements; Women, Sex, and Western Religion

University Service

Johnston Community Member

Race on Campus: A Student Conference – Faculty Advisor

Charlotte Huck Children’s Literature Festival Committee

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Advisory Committee

L.U.S.T – Faculty Advisor

Publications, Presentations and Panels

Courting Eternity: Latter-day Saint Dating, Courtship, and Celestial Marriage In and Out of Utah. Book Manuscript Under Review.

“Unsettled and Lost: The Consequences of Being Single in the Mormon Church.” 2016. The Carol Mukhopadhyay Feminist Lecture Series, San Jose State University.

 “Sexual Encounters and Manhood Acts: Evangelicals, Latter-day Saints, and Religious Masculinities.” 2015. with Kelsy Burke, St. Norbert College. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54(2).

“Amish.” 2015. In Stone, John, Rutledge Dennis, Polly Rizova, Anthony Smith, and Xiaoshuo Hou (ed.). Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. New York: Blackwell.

“Mormons and Race.” 2015. In Stone, John, Rutledge Dennis, Polly Rizova, Anthony Smith, and Xiaoshuo Hou (ed.). Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. New York: Blackwell.

 “Sex and the Single Mormon” Eastern Sociological Association, Boston, MA 2013.

“Constructions of Gender in the LDS Church: Beyond Expressions of Masculinity and Women’s Agency” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Phoenix, AZ, 2012.

“Sexual Encounters for Evangelical and Latter-day Saint Men: A Theory of Men’s Sexual Agency in Gender-Traditional Religions” American Sociological Association, Denver, CO, 2012. With Kelsy Burke.

“Sexual Abstinence as Women’s Responsibility: Expectations Within Evangelical and Latter-day Saint Communities” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Milwaukee, WI, 2011. With Courtney Irby.

“Between Worlds: The LDS Church, A “Peculiar” People, and A Secular Mask” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Milwaukee, WI, 2011.

“Leaving the Law of Chastity Behind: The Transition from Abstinence to Marital Sexuality in the LDS Church” Association for the Sociology of Religion, Las Vegas, NV, 2011.

“The Preservation of Heterosexual, Marital Sexuality: Structural and Cultural Influences on the Sex Lives of Latter-day Saints and Evangelicals” American Sociological Association, Las Vegas 2011. With Courtney Irby.

“Practicing Purity Under Pressure: Chastity Maintenance Among Unmarried Latter-day Saint and Evangelical Women,” Thinking Gender Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.

“Negotiating Belief and Practice: Family of Origin Influences on the Spiritual Lives of Adult Children.” Association for the Sociology of Religion, Atlanta, GA, 2010.

“This is How We (Don't) Do it: Sexual Scripts Among Unmarried Latter-day Saints and Evangelicals” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Baltimore, MD, 2010.

“Engagement, Endogamy, and Eternity: Courtship in a Mormon Ward.” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY, 2008

“Parental Narratives: Family and Religion among Latter-day Saints and Conservative Protestants” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY, 2008.

“Strong Agents, Strong Limits: Women in Latter-day Saints Communities.” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Tampa, FL, 2007

 “Women/Ethnography.” Invited panel led by Dr. Jim Spickard, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Tampa, FL, 2007