Publications and Research

Select Publications


Shape-Shifting Capital—Spiritual Management, Critical Theory, and the Ethnographic Project (Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, May 2015)

“The Psychic Life of Consumer Power: Judith Butler, Ernest Dichter, the American Marketing Reception of Freud, and the Rituals of Consuming Religion”, Critical Research on Religion

“Shape Shifting Capital: New Management and the Bodily Metaphors of Spiritual Capitalism”, The Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior 42:3 (2012)

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“The Ritualization of Consumer Capitalism: Catherine Bell’s Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice in the Age of Starbucks”  Implicit Religion 18:1 (2015)


“Towards an Existential Archeology of Spiritual Capitalism”, Religions 7:7 (2016)


Spirituality at Work: Commodification or Progress?”, Interconnections 5: 23-30

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Works in Progress

The Religion of Everyday Life (Under contract)

“Galina Lindquist: Conjuring Hope and Critique at the Dawn of Millennial Capitalism” (Invitation to submit)