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Tim Reeskens is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology at Tilburg University. He obtained a PhD from KU Leuven on the relationship between ethnocultural diversity and social cohesion. He held research positions at the University of Amsterdam, KU Leuven, and Tilburg University, and visiting positions at Harvard University and American University. His research interests include the comparative study of political and social attitudes, with a focus on social capital and generalized trust, national identity, and attitudes towards the welfare state. Currently, he is the National Coordinator of the European Values Study, responsible for current data collection in the Netherlands.

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  1. The European Values Study 2017 - On the way to the future using mixed…

    Luijkx, R., Jonsdottir, G., Gummer, T., Ernst Staehli, M., Frederiksen, M., Ketola, K., Reeskens, T., Brislinger, E., Christmann, P., Gunnarsson, S., Bragi Hjaltason, A., Joye, D., Lomazzi, V., Maineri, A., Milbert, P., Ochsner, M., Pollien, A., Sapin, M., Solanes, I., ... Wolf, C. (2021). The European Values Study 2017: On the way to the future using mixed-modes. European Sociological Review, 37(2), 330-347.
  2. Nederland tijdens COVID-19: een verzwakte of versterkte samenleving?

    Muis, Q., Reeskens, T., & Maas, I. (Accepted/In press). Nederland tijdens COVID-19: een verzwakte of versterkte samenleving? Mens en Maatschappij, 96(2), 147-300.
  3. Varen we allemaal in hetzelfde schuitje? - Veranderingen in negatieve…

    Muis, Q., & Reeskens, T. (2021). Varen we allemaal in hetzelfde schuitje? Veranderingen in negatieve opvattingen over immigranten voor en tijdens de pandemie. Mens en Maatschappij, 96(2), 271-297.
  4. A new democratic norm(al)? - Political legitimacy amidst the COVID-19…

    Reeskens, T., & Muis, Q. (2021). A new democratic norm(al)? Political legitimacy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In E. Aarts, H. Fleuren, M. Sitskoorn, & T. Wilthagen (Eds.), The new common: How the COVID-19 pandemic is transforming society (pp. 189-195). Springer.
  5. Being white is a full time job? - Explaining skin tone gradients in i…

    Reeskens, T., & Velasco Aguilar, R. (2021). Being white is a full time job? Explaining skin tone gradients in income in Mexico. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 47(1), 46-68.

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