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Stephen Vaisey CV

Professor of Sociology


The main goal of my research is to understand moral and political beliefs: what they are, where they come from, and what they do. I lead the Measuring Morality project, the goal of which is to understand how different ideas of morality fit together and influence politics and other domains of life.

I also work quite a bit on statistical methods for observational data, including panel datatreatment effects analysis, and multilevel modeling

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Sociology · 2016 - Present Sociology, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Sociology · 2013 - Present Sociology, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Political Science · 2018 - Present Political Science, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center · 2010 - Present Duke Population Research Center, Duke Population Research Institute

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2008 Ph.D.