Exploring Amazing New Worlds of Culture and Science William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.
                  Exploring Amazing New Worlds of Culture and ScienceWilliam Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D.

Book Chapters

In press.  "Beyond Belief: Revival in Virtual Worlds," in Fiction, Invention, and Hyper-reality: From Popular Culture to Religion, edited by Carole M. Cusack and Pavol Kosnáč.  Farnham, UK: Ashgate.
In press. "Ethical Challenges of Ubiquitous Healthcare" in Pervasive Computing in Medicine, edited by Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner.  New York: Wiley.
In press. "Historical Research: Oneida Online," in Faithful Measures, edited by Roger Finke and Chris Bader. New York: New York University Press.
In press. "A Virtual Trinity," in Introduction to Digital Research Methods in the Study of Religions, edited by Alphia Possamai-Inesedy and Alan Nixon. Berlin: de Gruyter
In press. "A Simulated Utopia: The Social System of a Virtual Ancient Egypt," in Social Interaction in Virtual Worlds, edited by Kiran Lakkaraju and Gita Sukthankar.  Cambridge University Press.
In press. "Virtual Conquest of Death" in Postmortal Society, edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen. Abingdon-on-Thames, UK: Taylor & Francis.
In press.  "Computational Sociology," in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology.
In press. "Surreal Impersonation," in Video Games and Religion: Methods and Approaches, edited by Vit Sisler, Kerstin Radde-Antweiler and Xenia Zeiler.  Abingdon-on-Thames, UK:  Routledge
2016 "Virtual Interstellar Travel," pp. 31-47 in Internet Spaceships are Serious Business: An Introduction to Eve Online, edited by Marcus Carter, Kelly Bergstrom, and Darryl Woodford. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.  
2016  "Citizen Science," pp. 377-390 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "Cultural Science," pp. 767-780 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "Demographic Transition," pp. 559-572 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "Dimensions of Research," pp. 125-138 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "The Era of Convergence," pp. 1-14 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco)
2016  "Human-Technology Collaboration," pp. 363-376 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "Information Technology Supported Convergence," pp. 279-292 Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. (George Strawn and WSB)
2016  "Intellectual Property Rights," pp. 833-846 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "Science and Technology Globalization," pp. 621-634 in Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2016  "Twenty-First Century Society," pp. 713-728 Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
2015 "Online Ethnographic Research: Avatars in Virtual Worlds," pp. 147-157 in Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion, edited by Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour.  London: Bloomsbury.
2014 “Artificial Intelligence Modes of Religious Cognition,” pp. 219-237 in Evolution, Religion, and Cognitive Science, edited by Fraser Watts and Leon Turner.  New York: Oxford University Press.
2014 "The Death of Digital Worlds," pp. 215-232 in Digital Death: Mortality and Beyond in the Digital Age, edited by Christopher M. Moreman and R. David Lewis.  Santa Barbara, California: Praeger.
2013 "Ancestor Veneration Avatars," pp. 308-321 in Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society, edited by Rocci Luppicini.  Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Reference.
2013 "Patterns of Extraterrestrial Culture," pp. 275-294 in Extraterrestrial Altruism, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch.  Berlin: Springer.
2013 "Stranger in a Strange Land," pp. 26-38 in Studying Religion and Society, edited by Titus Hjelm and Phil Zuckerman. New York: Routledge.
2013 "Transavatars," pp. 91-99 in The Transhumanist Reader, edited by Max More and Natasha Vita-More.  Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
2012 “Artificial Intelligence,” pp. 464-471 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 "Fluid democracy," pp. 31-62 in No Safe Harbor, edited by Brad Hall.  United States Pirate Party, no place.
2012 “Harpsichord Makers,” pp. 746-753 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “The Harvard Department of Social Relations,” pp. 496-503 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “The Manhattan Project,” pp. 754-761 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “Peer Review,” pp. 389-396 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “Religion and Science,” pp. 307-315 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “Science Fiction,” pp. 537-545 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “The Scope of Leadership in Science and Technology,” pp. xiii-xx in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “Social Movements,” pp. 325-333 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “Sociology,” pp. 77-85 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “Television.” pp. 788-795 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2012 “The V-2 Rocket Program,” pp. 796-803 in Leadership in Science and Technology, edited by William Sims Bainbridge. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2011 "Cultural Beliefs about Extraterrestrials: A Questionnaire Study,"  pp. 118-140 in Civilizations Beyond Earth: Extraterrestrial Life and Society, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison.  New York: Berghahn.
2011 "Direct Contact with Extraterrestrials via Computer Emulation,"  pp. 191-202 in Civilizations Beyond Earth: Extraterrestrial Life and Society, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Albert A. Harrison.  New York: Berghahn.
2010 "Cognitive Science and the New Atheism," pp. 79-96 in Religion and the New Atheism, edited by Amarnath Amarasingam.  Leiden: Brill.
2010 "Economics of Religion," pp. 461-475 in The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion, edited by John Hinnells. London: Routledge. (Laurence Iannaccone and WSB) 
2010 "The Future of Virtual Worlds," pp. 289-302 in Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual, edited by William Sims Bainbridge.  London: Springer.  (WSB, Wayne Lutters, Diana Rhoten, and Henry Lowood)
2010 "New World View," pp 7-20 in Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual, edited by William Sims Bainbridge.  London: Springer.
2010 "Science, Technology, and Reality in The Matrix Online and Tabula Rasa," pp. 57-70 in Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual, edited by William Sims Bainbridge.  London: Springer.
2010 "Spore: Assessment of the Science in an Evolution-Oriented Game," pp. 71-86 in Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual, edited by William Sims Bainbridge.  London: Springer. (John Bohannon, T. Ryan Gregory, Niles Eldredge, and WSB)
2010 "When Virtual Worlds Expand," pp. 237-252 in Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual, edited by William Sims Bainbridge.  London: Springer.
2009 "Atheism," pp. 319-335 in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, edited by Peter B. Clarke.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2009 "Converging Technologies," pp. 508-510 in A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology, edited by Jan Kyrre, Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen, and Vincent F. Hendricks.  Malden, MA; Wiley-Blackwell.
2009 "The Cultural Context of Scientology," pp. 35-51 in Scientology, edited by James R. Lewis.  New York: Oxford University Press.
2009 "Prosperity and the Future of Technology," pp. 502-507 in A Companion to the Philosophy of Technology, edited by Jan Kyrre, Berg Olsen, Stig Andur Pedersen, and Vincent F. Hendricks.  Malden, MA; Wiley-Blackwell.
2009 "Science and Religion," pp. 303-318 in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, edited by Peter B. Clarke.  Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 
2009 "Personality Enhancement and Transfer," pp. 32-39 in Unnatural Selection: The Challenges of Engineering Tomorrow's People, edited by Peter Healey and Steve Rayner. London: Earthscan.
2009 "Virtual Nations,"  pp. 224-241 in Electronic Constitution: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications, edited by Francesco Amoretti.  Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.
2008 "Catullus: Letter to a Supernatural Being," in Human Futures: Art in an Age of Uncertainty, edited by Andy Miah.  Liverpool, United Kingdom: FACT and  Liverpool University Press.
2008 "Computational Affective Sociology," pp. 23–34 in Affect and Emotion in HCI, edited by C. Peter and R. Beale. Berlin: Springer.
2008 "The Convergence of Sociology and Computer Science,"  pp. 257-275 in Integrating the Sciences and Society, edited by Harriet Hartman. Bingley, United Kingdom: JAI Press.
2007 "Governing Nanotechnology: Social, Ethical and Political Issues," pp. 1823-1839 in Handbook of Nanotechnology, second edition, edited by Bharat Bhushan. Berlin: Springer.
2007 "New Age Religion and Irreligion," pp. 248-266 in The Sage Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, edited by James A. Beckford and N. J. Demerath III. Los Angeles: Sage.
2007 "Technological Convergence from the Nanoscale," pp. 1807-1822 in Handbook of Nanotechnology, second edition, edited by Bharat Bhushan. Berlin: Springer.
2006 “Annotated Convergence Bibliography,” pp. 358-368 in Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  New York: New York Academy of Sciences.
2006 "Cognitive Technologies," pp. 203-226 in Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco. Berlin: Springer. 
2006 “Convergence Glossary,” pp. 350-357 in Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  New York: New York Academy of Sciences.
2006 "Ethical Considerations in the Advance of Nanotechnology." Pp. 233-241 in Nanotechnology: Science, Innovation, and Opportunity, edited by Lynn E. Foster. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.
2006 "Information Technology for Convergence," pp. 347-368 in Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco. Berlin: Springer. 
2006 "New Religious Movements: A Bibliographic Essay," pp. 331-355 in Teaching New Religious Movements, edited by David Bromley. New York: Oxford University Press.
2006 "Nanotechnology and Social Trends," pp. 97-108 in Nanotechnology: Societal Implications--Individual Perspectives, edited by Mihail C. Roco and William Sims Bainbridge. Berlin: Springer.
2006 "Progressive Convergence," pp. 1-7 in Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco. Berlin: Springer.
2006 “Reality of Rapid Convergence,” pp. ix-xiv in Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  New York: New York Academy of Sciences. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco).
2006 "Survey of NBIC Applications," pp. 337-345 in Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco. Berlin: Springer.
2006 “Transformative Concepts in Scientific Convergence,” pp. 24-45 in Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing, edited by William Sims Bainbridge and Mihail C. Roco.  New York: New York Academy of Sciences.
2005 "The Coming Conflict between Religion and Cognitive Science," pp. 75-87 in Foresight, Innovation, and Strategy: Toward a Wiser Future," edited by Cynthia G. Wagner. Bethesda, Maryland: World Future Society.
2005 "Ethical Considerations in the Advance of Nanotechnology," pp. 233-241 in Nanotechnology:  Science, Innovation and Opportunity," edited by Lynn Foster. Prentice Hall.
2005 "New Age Policy." In The New Age, edited by Michaela Moravcikova. Bratislava, Slovakia: Ustav pre Vztahy Statu a Cirkví (Institute for State-Church Relations).
2004 "Early Convergence Research and Education Supported by the National Science Foundation," pp. 150-177 in The Coevolution of Human Potential and Converging Technologies, edited by Mihail C. Roco and Carlo D. Monemagno. New York: New York Academy of Sciences (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, volume 1013).
2004 "The Evolution of Semantic Systems," pp. 150-177 in The Coevolution of Human Potential and Converging Technologies, edited by Mihail C. Roco and Carlo D. Monemagno. New York: New York Academy of Sciences (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, volume 1013).
2004 "The Future of the Internet: Cultural and Individual Conceptions," pp. 307-324 in Society Online: The Internet in Context, edited by Philip N. Howard and Steve Jones. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.
2004 "Progress toward Cyberimmortality," pp. 107-122 in The Scientific Conquest of Death, edited by Immortality Institute. Libros En Red.
2004 "Social and Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology," pp. 1135-1151 in Handbook of Nanotechnology Handbook, edited by Bharat Bhushan. Berlin, Germany: Springer.
2003 "Converging Technologies (NBIC)," pp 389-391 in Nanotech 2003: Technical Proceedings of the 2003 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show. Boston: Computational Publications.
2003 "Memetics: A Potential New Science," pp. 318-325 in Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance, edited by Mihail C. Roco and William Sims Bainbridge. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer. (Gary Strong and WSB).
2003 "Sacred Algorithms: Exchange Theory of Religious Claims," pp. 21-37 in Defining Religion, edited by David Bromley and Larry Greil. Amsterdam: JAI Elsevier.
2002 "A Prophet's Reward: Dynamics of Religious Exchange," pp. 63-89 in Sacred Markets, Sacred Canopies, edited by Ted G. Jelen. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield.
2002 "The Spaceflight Revolution Revisited," pp. 39-64 in Looking Backward, Looking Forward, edited by Stephen J. Garber. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
2002 "Validity of Web-Based Surveys," pp. 51-66 in Computing in the Social Sciences and Humanities, edited by Orville Vernon Burton. University of Illinois Press.
2000 "Religious Ethnography on the World Wide Web, " In Religion and the Internet, edited by Jeffrey K. Hadden and Douglas Cowan. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press.
2000 "Foreword," pp. ix-xiii in Life in the Family: An Oral History of the Children of God by James D. Chancellor. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.
2000 "New Technologies for the Social Sciences," pp. 111-126 in Social Sciences for a Digital World, edited by Marc Renaud. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.
1997 "The Omicron Point: Sociological Application of the Anthropic Theory," pp. 91-101 in Chaos and Complexity in Sociology: Myths, Models and Theory edited by Raymond A. Eve, Sara Horsfall, and Mary E. Lee. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
1995 "Strategic Research in the Social Sciences," pp. 207-226 in Vannevar Bush II: Science for the 21st Century, edited by John F. Ahearne. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: Sigma Xi.
1993 "New Religions, Science and Secularization," pp. 277-292 in The Handbook of Cults and Sects in America, edited by David G. Bromley and Jeffrey K. Hadden. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI.
1992 "The Sociology of Conversion," pp. 178-191 in Handbook of Religious Conversion, edited by H. Newton Malony and Samuel Southard. Birmingham, Alabama: Religious Education Press.
1992 "Crime, Delinquency, and Religion," pp. 199-210 in Religion and Mental Health, edited by John F. Schumaker. New York: Oxford University Press.
1991 "Social Construction from Within," pp. 297-310 in The Satanism Scare, edited by James T. Richardson, Joel Best, and David Bromley. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
1989 "Wandering Souls," pp. 237-249 in Exploring the Paranormal, edited by George K. Zollschan, John F. Schumaker and Greg F. Walsh. Bridport, Dorset, England: Prism.
1987 "Science and Religion: The Case of Scientology," pp. 59-79 in The Future of New Religious Movements, edited by David G. Bromley and Phillip E. Hammond. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press.
1985 "Beyond Bureaucratic Policy: The Spaceflight Movement," pp. 153-163 in People in Space, edited by James Everett Katz. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.
1985 "Collective Behavior and Social Movements," pp. 492-523 in Sociology by Rodney Stark. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. Reprinted in second edition (1987) and third edition (1989).
1985 "Cultural Genetics," pp. 157-198 in Religious Movements, edited by Rodney Stark. New York: Paragon.
1984 "Utopian Communities: Theoretical and Methodological Issues," pp. 21-35 in The Sacred in a Secular Age, edited by Phillip E. Hammond. Berkeley: University of California Press.
1982 "The Impact of Science Fiction on Attitudes Toward Technology," pp. 121-135 in Science Fiction and Space Futures, edited by Eugene M. Emme. San Diego: American Astronautical Society.
1982 "Religions for a Galactic Civilization," pp. 187-201 in Science Fiction and Space Futures, edited by Eugene M. Emme. San Diego: American Astronautical Society.
1981 "The Rise and Decline of Transcendental Meditation," pp. 135-158 in The Social Impact of New Religious Movements, edited by Bryan Wilson. New York: Rose of Sharon. (WSB and Daniel H. Jackson).

 

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