Dr. Ralph Hood Jr.
Ralph W. Hood Jr. is professor of psychology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a former editor of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion and. a former co-editor of the Archive for the Psychology of Religion and The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. He is a past president of division 36 of the American Psychological Association and a recipient of its William James award. He has published several hundred articles and numerous book chapters in the psychology of religion and has authored, co-authored or edited fifteen books, all dealing with the psychology of religion.