David Voas

David Voas is a professor at University College London, where he led the UCL Social Research Institute until 2020. He is a demographer and sociologist of religion.

David uses survey data to study religious change and value change in modern societies, the intergenerational transmission of religion and values, and related topics.  David was the European Values Study national programme director for Great Britain from 2008 to 2020 and served on the EVS Executive Committee for most of that period.  He is co-director of British Religion in Numbers (www.brin.ac.uk), an online centre for British data on religion that has received recognition as a British Academy Research Project. He is on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Sociology and the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.