Dr. Vaidyanathan's research examines the cultural dimensions of religious, commercial, and scientific institutions, and has been published in journals such as Business and Society, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Social Forces, Social Problems, Sociology of Religion, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, and Work, Employment, and Society. His research has been funded by grants from the John Templeton Foundation, Templeton Religion Trust, and the Lilly Endowment.
Work and Well-Being in Science (Principal Investigator)
National Study of Catholic Priests (Lead Investigator)
Exploring the Pandemic Impact of Congregations (Collaborator)
Beauty at Work (Founder)
Spiritual Yearning in Science (Principal Investigator)
Religions and Innovations (Principal Investigator)