Bob Thomson
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E-mail: Bob Thomson

Graduate Assistant
Sociology of Religion
Ph.D. expected in 2017
M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, 2014
M.A., Theological Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary 2012
M.S., Geotechnical Engineeringg, University of Cincinnati, Dec 2002
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2000




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Department of Sociology
P.O. Box 97326
Waco, TX 76798
(254) 710-4578

Bob Thomson’s research interests are in justice and criminology, the sociology or religion, and the intersection of religious culture with the media, politics, and education. He is currently a fourth year student, having recently completed a Master’s thesis on homeschooling and underage drinking.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Forthcoming.  Robert A. Thomson, Jr. and Paul Froese.  "God versus Party: Their Competing Effects on Attitudes Concerning Criminal Punshment, National Security, and Military Service." Journal for heh Scientific Study of Religion.

Robert A. Thomson, Jr., and Sung Joon Jang. 2016. “Homeschooling and Underage Drinking: Is It More Protective than Public and Private Schools?” Deviant Behavior.  Vol. 53 (3) pg.281-301.

Phil Davignon and Robert A. Thomson, Jr. 2015.  “Christian Colleges and Universities as Moral Communities: The Effects of Institutional Characteristics on Student Religiosity.” Review of Religious Research. Vol. 57 pg. 531-554.