Omri Elisha

Omri Elisha is associate professor of anthropology at Queens College, CUNY. He is the author of Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches (University of California Press, 2011). He has conducted ethnographic research in Tennessee and New York City on topics such as evangelical social engagement, urban prayer revivalism, anti-persecution activism, spiritual warfare, and charismatic/choreographic dance ministry. His current research is focused on amateur and popular astronomy.