Nan Dirk De Graaf

Nan Dirk De Graaf

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  Nuffield College


Nan Dirk De Graaf

Professor of Sociology


Nan Dirk de Graaf is an Official Fellow at Nuffield College and a Professor in Sociology. He joined Nuffield College in 2007.

Nan obtained his PhD at Utrecht University (1988) and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Education and Human Development in Berlin (1988-1989). He was a Research Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy (1990-1995) and a full Professor in Sociology (also the chair of the Department) at Nijmegen University (2001-2007) and the chair of the Inter-University Centre for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS: 2003-2007).

Research Areas: Social inequality, sociology of religion, political sociology, pro-social behaviour, cultural sociology.