Bean, Lydia. 2014. The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada. Princeton: Princeton University Press.


Bean, Lydia, and Brandon C. Martinez. 2014. "Sunday School Teacher, Culture Warrior: The Politics of Lay Leaders in Three Religious Traditions." Social Science Quarterly (View Online).

Bean, Lydia, and Brandon C. Martinez. 2014. "Evangelical Ambivalence toward Gays and Lesbians." Sociology of Religion (View Online).

Bean, Lydia. 2014. "Compassionate Conservatives? Evangelicals, Economic Conservatism, and National Identity." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53(1): 164-186.

Bean, Lydia, Kaufman, Jason, and Gonzalez, Marco Jesus. 2008. "Why doesn't Canada have an American-style Christian right? A comparative framework for analyzing the political effects of evangelical subcultural identity." Canadian Journal of Sociology, 33(4): 899-944.

Book Chapters

Co-authored with Robert Sampson. 2006. "Cultural mechanisms and killing fields: A revised theory of community-level racial inequality." The Many Colors of Crime: Inequalities of Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America, 8-36.

Work In Progress

Collaboration with political scientist Steve Teles. A Coalitional Theory of Group Positions: Evangelicals, Climate Change, and the Dynamics of Political Polarization. 

Other Writing

Lydia Bean. "Bridging the Great Divide." 2009. Sojourners Magazine (March).