David Yamane is a professor at Wake Forest University and an expert on religious sociology. He has authored or co-authored six books as well as two major scholarly journals.
In 2011, he ventured into firearms and gun culture, taking inspiration from Michael Bane’s “Gun Culture 2.0.” His book Concealed Carry Revolution chronicles the history of concealed carry laws in America.
Early Life and Education
David Yamane is a Professor of Sociology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He joined the faculty in 2005 after teaching at both University of Notre Dame and holding a postdoctoral fellowship at Virginia’s Center on Religion and Democracy. Additionally, he has authored or co-authored six books including the best-selling textbook Religion in Sociological Perspective.
At a recent development project in Cortland, NY, Yamane and his partners from Housing Visions Consultants and David Yaman Realty Services celebrated the opening of the first phase of rehabilitation of an empty former Crescent Corset Company industrial building. The renovation will provide 47 new apartments as well as over 39,500 square feet of commercial space – part of their ongoing effort to expand and strengthen Central New York’s economy.
David Yamane spent the first two decades of his career specializing in sociology of religion. He wrote or co-authored 6 books and two major scholarly journals during this time, earning both BA (’91) and MS (’94) degrees from University of California at Berkeley before receiving his PhD (1998) from University of Wisconsin Madison.
In 2011, Yamane changed focus and began researching the sociology of guns. He is particularly fascinated with “Gun Culture 2.0,” or what he refers to as “Gun Culture 2.0.” We recently had the chance to chat with him about his book Concealed Carry Revolution: Liberalizing the Right to Bear Arms in America – read on to discover more about this captivating topic! Additionally, we discuss its impact on society as well as his own personal experience with firearms.
Achievements and Honors
Yamane is a sociologist who earned his BA and MS from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991 and 1994 respectively, before earning his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin Madison (1998). He has taught at both Universities – Notre Dame and Virginia — as well as being a post-doctoral fellow for the Center on Religion and Democracy at UVA.
For the first two decades of his academic career, Yamane focused on sociology of religion. In that field, he authored or co-authored six books and two major scholarly journals. Beginning in 2011, however, his research focus shifted to guns and gun culture – leading him to write a short book entitled Concealed Carry Revolution: Liberalizing the Right to Bear Arms in America.
David Yamane is a professor of sociology at Wake Forest University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley and master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin Madison before joining the faculty as an instructor in 2005.
He has authored or co-authored six books and two major scholarly journals throughout his career, as well as a best-selling textbook in the field entitled Religion in Sociological Perspective (Oxford University Press). In 2011, he turned his focus onto American gun culture with Concealed Carry Revolution: Liberalizing the Right to Bear Arms in America. Watch the video above for more about this renowned scholar – it’s a must-watch! You can download it onto iTunes U for added convenience!
David Yamane has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He is a professor of sociology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (1991) as well as both his doctorate and master’s degrees (1998) from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Before joining Wake Forest’s faculty in 2005, Dr Yamane taught at Notre Dame and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Virginia’s Center on Religion & Democracy before joining their faculty members since 2005.
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