Criminology & Deviance, Social Stratification, Quantitative Methodology, Science & Religion, Religion & Society (especially Politics & Media)
Bob Thomson is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP), where he is engaged in projects studying religion among academic scientists and faith in the workplace. His dissertation, Religion and Differential Justice, explores the complex associations between race, religion, and outcomes related to the criminal justice system. His primary areas of interest include criminology, social stratification, quantitative methods, and religion in the public sphere. His research has been published in journals such as Deviant Behavior, Journal of Drug Issues, and the Journal of the Scientific Study of Religion.
Bob completed a Ph.D. in Sociology at Baylor University in 2017. He also has graduate degrees in both engineering (MS, University of Cincinnati, 2002) and theological studies (MA, Asbury Theological Seminary, 2012).