Lemos, Carlos. (2017). Agent-Based Modeling of Social Conflict. Berlin: Springer.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2014). Theology After the Birth of God: Atheist Conceptions in Cognition and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2018). Practicing Safe Sects: Religious Reproduction in Scientific and Philosophical Perspective. Leiden: Brill.


Alizada, Khatera and Wesley J. Wildman. (2019). “Analyzing the Effectiveness of Anti-Child-Sex-Trafficking Policies Targeting Demand versus Supply Using Agent-Based Modeling.” Journal on Policy and Complex Systems 5(2).

Gore, Ross, Carlos Lemos, and LeRon Shults. (2018). “Forecasting Changes in Religiosity and Existential Security with an Agent-based Model.” Journal of the Artificial Social Simulation Society 21(1), 4.

Lane, Justin E. (2017). “Can we predict religious extremism?Religion, Brain & Behavior 7(4): 299-304.

Poudel, Amrit and F. LeRon Shults. (2018). “Religious Students and Computer Simulation.” Proceedings of the 2018 Principles of Mathematics Education Conference.

Shults, F. LeRon and Wesley J. Wildman. (2019). “Ethics, computer simulation, and the future of humanity,” in Saikou Diallo et al., eds, Human Simulation. Springer.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2019). “Simulating Supernatural Seeking.” Religion, Brain & Behavior 9(3): 262-265.

Shults, F. LeRon, Ross Gore, Carlos Lemos, and Wesley J. Wildman. (2018). “Why do the godless prosper? Modeling the cognitive and coalitional mechanisms that promote atheism.” Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 10(3): 218-228.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2018). “Can we predict and prevent religious radicalisation?” in Gwyneth Øverland, ed., Processes of Violent Extremism in the 21st century: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Cambridge Scholars Press.

Shults, F. LeRon, Wesley J. Wildman, Justin E. Lane, Christopher J. Lynch & Saikou Diallo. (2018). “Multiple Axialities: A computational model of the Axial Age.” Journal of Cognition and Culture 18(5): 537-564.

Shults, F. LeRon, Wesley J. Wildman, and Virginia Dignum. (2018). “The Ethics of Computer Modeling and Simulation.” Proceedings of the 2018 WinterSim Conference.

Shults, F. LeRon and Ross Gore. (2018). “Modeling Radicalization and Violent Extremism.” Proceedings of the 2018 Social Simulation Conference.

Shults, F. LeRon, Wesley J. Wildman, Saikou Diallo, Ivan Puga-Gonzalez and David Voas. (2018). “The Virtual Society Analytics Platform.” Proceedings of the 2018 Social Simulation Conference.

Shults, F. LeRon and Wesley J. Wildman. (2018). “Modeling Catalhoyuk: Simulating Religious Entanglement in a Neolithic town,” in Ian Hodder, ed., Religion, History and Place. Denver: University of Colorado Press.

Shults, F. LeRon. 2015. “How to survive the Anthropocene: Adaptive atheism and the evolution of Homo deiparensis,” Religions 6/2: 1-18.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2015). “What’s the Use? Pragmatic Reflections on Neville’s Ultimates,” American Journal of Theology & Philosophy 36/1: 69-80.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2015). “Theology after the Birth of God: A Response.” Syndicate: A New Forum for Theology 2/3: 91-109.

Shults, F. LeRon. (2015). “Religion and the Prizing of Peace: Reflections on the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize,” in Ernst Håkon Jahr, Rolf Tomas Nossum, and Leiv Storesletten, eds., Agder Vitenskapsakademi Årbok. Kristiansand: Portal: 232-236.

Shults, F. LeRon, Wesley J. Wildman, Ross Gore, Justin E. Lane, Christopher J. Lynch, and Saikou Diallo. (2017). “Modeling terror management theory: Computer simulations of the impact of mortality salience on religiosity.” Religion, Brain & Behavior 8(1): 77-100.

Smith, Nicole. (2019). “Top 40 Tech Tools to Combat Child Trafficking.” Trafficking Matters.

Tolk, Andreas, Wesley J. Wildman, Saikou Diallo, and F. LeRon Shults. (2018). “Human Simulation as Lingua Franca for relating the Humanities and Social Sciences.” Journal of Cognition and Culture 18(5): 462-482.

Wildman, Wesley J., F. LeRon Shults, and Paul Fishwick. (2017). “Teaching at the Intersection of Simulation and the Humanities.” Proceedings of the 2017 Winter Simulation Conference.

Wood, Connor, Saikou Diallo, Ross Gore, Christopher J. Lynch. (2018). “Trance, Dissociation, and Shamanism: A Cross-Cultural Model.” Journal of Cognition and Culture 18(5): 508-536.