Kenneth Vaughan

Sociology of Religion
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Ph.D., Sociology, Baylor University expected in May 2019
M.A., Sociology, Baylor University, 2016
M.S.,Sociology, Univ. of Texas,San Antonio 2014
B.A.,Sociology, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio 2011


Kenneth R. Vaughan is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate is and currently ABD. His research broadly focuses on political sociology and the sociology of religion. He has recently published research on religious disparities in Lebanon’s consociational democracy. He has also published research on health and education, religion and immigration, and religion among Korean Americans. His dissertation focuses on the state of European democracy, the rise of the European far-right, and religious regulations. Vaughan is also a Teacher of Record at Baylor University.

Kenneth Vaughan completed a Master of Arts in sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2014. He was advised to apply to Baylor University due to the reputation of its Sociology of Religion program. Vaughan was also attracted to the research in political sociology that several Baylor scholars were engaged in.

Recent Publications

Jerry Z. Park and Kenneth Vaughan. 2018. "Sacred Ethnic Boundaries: Korean American Religions." Ch. 16 p. 383-417 in A Companion to Korean American Studies, Editen by Rachael Miyung Joo and Shelley Sang-Hee Lee.

Andersson, Matthew A. and Kenneth Vaughan. 2017. "Adult health returns to education by key childhood social and economic indicators:  Results from representative European data." Social Science and Medicine - Population Health 3:411-418.

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