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Scholarly work using IDEALS data is sparking important conversations about the religious and spiritual campus climate and interfaith learning and development in college. Study findings and implications have been published in various media outlets since the inception of IDEALS. Below is a bibliography of reports and articles that can facilitate deeper learning about this line of research.

IDEALS Reports (Published by IFYC)

Rockenbach, A. N., Mayhew, M. J., Giess, M. E., Morin, S. M., Staples, B. A., Correia-Harker, B. P., & Associates. (2020). IDEALS: Bridging religious divides through higher education. Interfaith Youth Core. (report coming soon)

Rockenbach, A. N., Hudson, T. D., Mayhew, M. J., Correia-Harker, B. P., Morin, S., & Associates. (2019). Friendships matter: The role of peer relationships in interfaith learning and development. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Rockenbach, A. N., Mayhew, M. J., Correia-Harker, B. P., Dahl, L., Morin, S., & Associates. (2018). Best Practices for Interfaith Learning and Development in the First Year of College. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Rockenbach, A. N., Mayhew, M. J., Correia-Harker, B. P., Dahl, L., Morin, S., & Associates. (2017). Navigating pluralism: How students approach religious difference and interfaith engagement in their first year of college. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N., Correia, B. P., Crandall, R. E., Lo, M. A., & Associates. (2016). Emerging interfaith trends: What college students are saying about religion in 2016. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

 

Incoming First-Year Narratives

Crandall, R. E., Snipes, J. T., Wu, M., Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N., & Associates. (2017). IDEALS narratives: Incoming atheist students. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Snipes, J. T., Crandall, R. E., Morin, S. M., Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N., & Associates. (2017). IDEALS narratives: Incoming Catholic students. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Snipes, J. T., Crandall, R. E., Wu, M., Rockenbach, A. N., Mayhew, M. J., & Associates. (2017). IDEALS narratives: Incoming Black Protestant students. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Crandall, R. E., Correia-Harker, B. P., Snipes, J. T., Rockenbach, A. N., Mayhew, M. J., & Associates. (2016). IDEALS narratives: Incoming Muslim students. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Crandall, R. E., Snipes, J. T., Staples, A., Rockenbach, A. N., Mayhew, M. J., & Associates. (2016). IDEALS narratives: Incoming evangelical students. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

Snipes, J. T., Crandall, R. E., Staples, A., Selznick, B., Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N., & Associates. (2016). IDEALS narratives: Incoming Jewish students. Interfaith Youth Core. (access to report)

 

IDEALS Scholarly Publications

Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N., & Dahl, L. S. (2020). Owning faith: First-year college-going and the development of students’ self-authored worldview commitments. The Journal of Higher Education, 91(6), 977-1002.

Scheitle, C. P., & Corcoran, K. E. (2020). More than nothing: Examining the worldview influences of nonreligious college students. Review of Religious Research, 62(2), 249-271.

Correia-Harker, B. P., Snipes, J. T., Rockenbach, A. N., & Mayhew, M. J. (2019). Student perceptions of and engagement with worldview diversity. In K. Goodman, M. E. Giess, & E. Patel (Eds.), Educating about religious diversity and interfaith engagement (pp. 22-39). Stylus.

Lancaster, L. L., Larson, M., & Frederickson, J. (2019). The many faces of evangelicalism: Identifying subgroups using latent class analysis. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rel0000288

Morin, S. M., Foste, Z. H., Mayhew, M. J., Rockenbach, A. N. (2019). Creating space for support and expression of diverse worldviews: A case exploring religious identity development. In J. C. Garvey, J. C. Harris, D. R. Means, & C. J. Porter (Eds.), Case studies for student development theory: Advancing social justice & inclusion in higher education. Routledge. 

Staples, B. A., Dahl, L. S., Mayhew, M. J., & Rockenbach, A. N. (2019). Worldview climate and the international student experience: Internationalization strategies overlook interfaith necessities. Journal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education, 4, 149-176.

Morin, S. M., Crandall, R. E., Rockenbach, A. N., & Mayhew, M. J. (2018). Bridging political divides on campus: Insights from the study of worldview diversity. Journal of College and Character, 19(2), 152-159.

Rockenbach, A. N. (2017). Building inclusive community by bridging worldview differences: A call to action from the Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS). Journal of College and Character18(3), 145-154.