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Brad Nabors, PhD Assistant Teaching Professor

Brad Nabors, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Sociology
Office: 3201 Arch Street, Suite 220, Room 297


  • PhD, Sociology, University of Southern California, 2015
  • MA, Sociology, University of Southern California, 2009
  • BA, Religious Studies, California State University Chico, 2001

Curriculum Vitae:

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Research Interests:

  • Cultural sociology
  • Social theory
  • Sociology of religion


Brad Nabors, PhD, is an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Sociology. He earned his PhD at the University of Southern California, where his dissertation focused on organized nonbelief and the normative boundaries of religious pluralism. Since 2015 he has taught a range of courses at Drexel, including Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociology of Deviance, Contemporary Sociological Theory, and Introduction to Sociology.

Selected Publications:

Flory, Richard and Brad Nabors. 2021. “Redeeming the City: Los Angeles in the Social Imagination of an Urban Social Ministry.” Pp. 139-148 in Religion in Los Angeles: Religious Activism, Innovation, and Diversity in the Global City, edited by R. Flory and D. Winston. New York: Routledge.