Travis Cooper holds a double PhD in Religious Studies and Anthropology and lectures at Butler University. His book project, The Digital Evangelicals: Contesting Authority and Authenticity after the New Media Turn, examines religious boundary maintenance strategies in the era of social media. His current research focuses on the various social architectures that structure everyday American life-worlds, rituals, and traditions—systems ranging from media ideologies and print culture to the ideologies of urban design and the built environment. An ethnographer of the American Midwest, he studies (sub)urban habitudes, residential and religious architecture, and the anthropology of the modern.