Dr. Matthew Price
Matthew Price serves as Senior Vice President for Research and Data at the Church Pension Group (CPG). In addition to serving as the Recorder of Ordinations, he is responsible for collecting insights that help inform CPG’s decisions around major policy initiatives in the area of retirement benefits and also has involvement in technical system launches and integrations. He joined CPG in June 2001 as its director of analytical research.
Prior to joining CPG, he was Associate Director, Duke Pastoral Leadership Project, at the J. Ormond Center of the Duke University Divinity School. Previously, he was a Research Associate with the Religion in Urban America Program at the University of Illinois, at Chicago. His background also includes teaching positions at Duke, North Carolina State, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He received a BA in sociology from the London School of Economics, an MA in history from the University of Sussex, and a PhD in sociology from Princeton.
Research & Data Webinars
Trends in Ministry Webinar: Insights into Episcopal Clergy
Discover how data from bishops, priests, and deacons on race, ethnicity, gender identity, and sexual orientation enriches the Church’s commitment to Becoming Beloved Community—and illuminates trends in ordination, deployment, and compensation that could affect how the Church carries out its ministry.
Clergy Deployment Trends: Adapting to a New Reality
CPG's Research & Data Department conducts and commissions research to better understand issues facing our clergy and The Episcopal Church.