Dr. Wade Clark Roof is Emeritus Professor of Religion and Society in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he directs the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion and Public Life. A prominent public scholar, he is author/editor of over a dozen books on the evolving landscape of religion in the US including Religious Pluralism and Civil Society, Spiritual Marketplace: Baby Boomers and the Remaking of American Religion, World Order and Religion, and A Generation of Seekers: The Spiritual Journeys of the Baby Boom Generation. Dr. Roof has received support for his research on contemporary religion from the Lilly Endowment, Pew Charitable Trusts, the Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation, the Henry Luce Foundation and the Ford Foundation.