Associate Professor of Sociology
Areas of Expertise
Education, religion, politics
Sikkink studies religion and public life, religion and support for the Christian Right and the relationship between religion and trust. He also researches the politics of education, and private schooling and civil society. A recent study released by Sikkink and the Center for the Study of Religion and Society found that U.S. cogregations – including Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu congregations – are giving record amounts in relief and development assistance to poor countries. Sikkink currently is working on a project funded by the Lilly Foundation that examines religious change over the life course. In addition, he serves as a fellow in Center for the Study of Religion and Society and Center for Research on Educational Opportunity.
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International criminal law, complex criminal litigation, terrorism, terrorist financing, anti-money laundering, organized crime
Law, morality, and religion, religious freedom, medical ethics, complicity with wrongdoing, Catholic moral theology
Warfare, anthropology of war and peace, epicenters of conflict and peacebuilding, transnational crime, globalization, gender, culture theory