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Born in 1953, grown up in Belgium and since 1996 working in the Netherlands. Education: 1990: PhD in Sociology, KULeuven 1982-1988: Research Assistant (AIO) in the Sociology of Religion, KULeuven 1980-1982: MA Third World Studies, UCLouvain and the University of Algers (Algeria) 1979-1980: Statistical Researcher, Departement of Linguistics, KULeuven 1975-1978: Studies with a DAAD Scholarship in Sociology and Political Sciences, University of Bielefeld (Germany) 1971-1975: MA Sociology and Studies in History and Philosophy, KULeuven Academic positions: - Since 2007: Full Professor in the Sociology of Religion, University of Tilburg - 1996-2006: Full Professor in the Sociology of Religion, Katholieke Theologische Universiteit te Utrecht - 1993-1996: Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics, Humboldt University Berlin - 1990-1993: Associate Professor in Sociology, University of Hasselt - 1988-1993: Assistant Professor in Sociology, Antwerp Business School
Sociology of religion: theories, religion and modernity, evolution of Catholicism (19th - 21st century)
I've worked together with researchers - other than my own university - from, among others, KULeuven (Jan de Maeyer, Marc Hooghe, Patrick Pasture), Duke University (Herbert Kitschelt), Bochum University (Wilhelm Damberg) and Mirfield College (Anthony J. Carroll).