Research Interests: Political sociology; culture; comparative and historical sociology; social networks; stratification; organizations; quantitative methods.
Bart Bonikowski is Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University, Resident Faculty at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, and Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, where he co-directs the Research Cluster on Challenges to Democracy and serves as Director of Undergraduate Programs. Using relational survey methods, computational text analysis, and experimental research, his work applies insights from cultural sociology to the study of politics in the United States and Europe, with a particular focus on nationalism, populism, and the rise of radical-right parties. His publications have appeared in the American Sociological Review, Annual Review of Sociology, Social Forces, European Journal of Political Research, British Journal of Sociology, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Brown Journal of World Affairs, and a number of other peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes. For more information about his research, please visit his faculty website.
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