Post Doctorial Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Society
Associate Researcher in Sociology and Political Science, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Studies
Ph.D. Sociology, Università di Milano, March 2006
B.Sc./M.Sc. Political Sciences, Università di Genva, November 2001
Andrea Molle is an associate researcher in Sociology and Political Science at Chapman University. Prior to coming to Chapman, he was Post-doc fellow at Baylor University. From November 2006 to November 2008, he conducted anthropological researches on new religions in Japan working at the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture (Nagoya) under the JSPS programme. He is also Associate Researcher with the Italian School for East Asian Studies in Kyoto. Current projects at Chapman focus on computational social science, non-Christian religions and spiritualties, religious markets. He has published a book on new religions (in Italian) and several articles in journals in the fields of sociology and anthropology.