Simon G. Brauer portrait

I am a sociologist who studies religion across the life course. I am currently a research area specialist at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. I received by Ph.D. in sociology at Duke University. My research is in the areas of religion, the life course paradigm, the family, and higher education. You can find my Curriculum Vitae here. Feel free to contact me at


You can find the slides for my 2022 SSSR presentation, "Are Younger Americans Less Religious?," here and the video recording here.