The Religion Group encompasses researchers, sociologists, social workers, anthropologists, religious and cultural
historians, policy analysts, and data specialists. Religion staff collect data on Indianapolis congregations, faith-based
organizations, and community groups. They write about the role of religion in relation to urban communities.
In conjunction with the Community Analysis Group, they evaluate programs from government, community, and nonprofit agencies.
Kevin R. Armstrong, Senior Public Teacher
David J. Bodenhamer, Director
Anne Laker, Coordinator, Spirit and Place Festival
Jan Shipps, professor emeritus of history and religious studies at IUPUI
Elfriede Wedam, Senior Research Associate