Peter Scheepers#

Email:p.scheepers 'at' maw.ru.nl
Membership Number:4149
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:pscheepers
Elected:2015
Homepage: http://organisatiegids.ru.nl/tabProfiel.aspx?isEngels=false&RBSID=103232&frm=organisatiegids&doHide=False


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 - present vice-dean in the Faculty of Social Sciences
  • 2004 - present elected member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2004 - present professor of Empirical Studies on Religion with an emphasis on Methodology
  • 2003 - 2008, 2011 - 2014 director of the Nijmegen Research Institute for Social and Cultural Science
  • 2002 - present board member Interuniversity Centre for Social Science Theory and Methodology
  • 2002 - present board member European Research Centre On Migration and Ethnic Relations
  • 2001 - present professor of Comparative Methodology
  • 2001 - 2005 national coordinator European Social Survey, representative for the National Science Foundation
  • 1994 - 2002 endowed professor on Ethnic Relationships
  • 1991 - 2001 associate professor Empirical Sociology

Fields of Scholarship
  • Out-group derogation: public opposition to grant civil rights to migrants
  • Voting for far right-wing parties aiming to exclude ethnic minorities
  • In-group solidarity

Honours and Awards
  • 2004 elected member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2002 Scheepers served as the first elected Dutch national coordinator for the European Social Survey, granted EU Descartes Prize for radical innovations in cross-national surveys: http://ec.europa.eu/research/press/2005/pr0212en.cfm.
  • Recent Research Grants over the period 2007-2014 in total: 3 million euro.
  • Research Grants > 600.000 Euro each:
    • 2009 Ethno-Religious Conflicts in Indonesia and the Philippines, National Science Foundation (4 PhD’s plus 1 postdoc)
    • 2009 Ethnic diversity: interethnic contact or conflicts in Europe, National Science Foundation (1 PhD plus 4 postdocs)
    • 2007 Religious sources of solidarity, cross-national and longitudinal comparisons in Europe, NORFACE (4 PhD’s plus 1 postdoc)

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