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Prof. dr. P.L.H. (Peer) Scheepers


Peer Scheepers is Professor of Comparative Methodology at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Radboud University (since 2002). He previously was Endowed Professor of Ethnic Relationships (1994-2002), acted as Director of Scientific Research (2003-2008 and 2011-2014) and served as the Faculty’s Vice Dean (2014-2020).

He is an elected member of the Royal Dutch Academia of Arts and Sciences (since 2004) and an elected member of Academia Europeae (since 2015). In 2018, he became Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. He has successfully supervised >35 PhDs to completion and currently acts as supervisor to another 7 PhD students. He has published extensively on the subject of comparisons between and explanations for pro- and anti-social behaviors in (inter-) national scientific journals. He has a Google scholar index of 56 (>13.000 citations).


Sociology, Methodology


KNAW member


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