Dr Mathew Guest is Reader in the Sociology of Religion in the Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University. His work focuses on the sociology of Christianity as framed by the principal institutions of western societies, and on the negotiation of religious (particularly Christian and Muslim) identities within university contexts. His books include ‘Evangelical Identity and Contemporary Culture’ (Paternoster, 2007), and the co-authored ‘Bishops, Wives and Children: Spiritual Capital Across the Generations’ (Ashgate, 2007) and ‘Christianity and the University Experience’ (Bloomsbury, 2013). His current research concerns university chaplaincy and representations of Islam within UK universities.
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Sarah-Jane Page is Lecturer in Sociology at Aston University (UK). She is the co-author of Religious and Sexual Identities: A Multi-faith Exploration of Young Adults (Ashgate; 2013) and she has published in a number of journals, such as Feminist Review, Gender, Work and Organization and the Journal of Beliefs and Values.
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Yvette Taylor is Professor in Social and Policy Studies and Head of the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University. She has held a Fulbright Scholarship at Rutgers University (2010-11). Books include Fitting Into Place? Class and Gender Geographies and Temporalities (Ashgate, 2012); Lesbian and Gay Parenting: Securing Social and Educational Capitals (Palgrave, 2009) and Working-Class Lesbian Life: Classed Outsiders (Palgrave, 2007). She is the Editor of a new Routledge book series Advances in Critical Diversities. Edited collections include Queer Presences and Absences (2013, Palgrave); Queering Religion, Religious Queers (2014, Routledge) Educational Diversity (Palgrave, 2012); Sexualities: Reflections and Futures (2012); Theorizing Intersectionality and Sexuality (Palgrave, 2010) Classed Intersections: Spaces, Selves, Knowledges (Ashgate, 2010). She has articles in a range of journals including British Journal of the Sociology of Education, European Societies, Sociological Research Online, Feminist Theory. Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 OAA