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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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Recent publications

  1. Atlas of European Values - Change and continuity in turbulent times

    Halman, L., Reeskens, T., Sieben, I., & van Zundert, M. (2022). Atlas of European Values: Change and continuity in turbulent times. (1 ed.) (European Values Series; Vol. 1, No. 1). Open Press TiU.
  2. Reflections on European Values - Honouring Loek Halman's contribution…

    Luijkx, R., Reeskens, T., & Sieben, I. (Eds.) (2022). Reflections on European Values: Honouring Loek Halman's contribution to the European Values Study. (European Values Series; Vol. 2). Open Press TiU.
  3. Turning a page in the history of European Values research

    Luijkx, R., Reeskens, T., & Sieben, I. (2022). Turning a page in the history of European Values research. In R. Luijkx, T. Reeskens, & I. Sieben (Eds.), Reflections on European Values: Honouring Loek Halman's contribution to the European Values Study (Vol. 2, pp. 14-27). (European Values Series; Vol. 2). Open Press TiU.
  4. Are we in this together? - Changes in anti-immigrant sentiments durin…

    Muis, Q., & Reeskens, T. (2022). Are we in this together? Changes in anti-immigrant sentiments during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 86, 203-216.
  5. Is the intergenerational social contract under pressure? - Studying a…

    Reeskens, T., & van Oorschot, W. (Accepted/In press). Is the intergenerational social contract under pressure? Studying age cleavages in attitudes towards government support for the young and the old. In Solidarity and social justice in contemporary societies: An interdisciplinary approach to understanding inequalities Springer Nature Switzerland AG.

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