2019 Ph.D. (expected), Sociology, Baylor University
2016 M.A., Sociology, Baylor University
2014 M.S., Sociology, the University of Texas at San Antonio
2011 B.A., Sociology, the University of Texas at San Antonio
Areas of Research Interest
Sociology of Religion
Park, Jerry Z. and Kenneth Vaughan. 2018. “State of the Field of Korean American Religion.” chapter in edited volume on Korean Americans edited by Shelley Lee and Rachael Joo.
Froese, Paul, Jeremy Uecker, and Kenneth Vaughan. 2017. “Core Values.” Chapter in press release Findings from the Baylor Religion Survey Wave 5: American Values, Mental Health, and Using Technology in the Age of Trump.
Park, Jerry Z., W. Matthew Henderson, Kenneth Vaughan, Tricia Bruce, and Stephen Cherry. 2015. “Asian Pacific Islander Catholics in the United States: A Preliminary Report.” http://www.usccb.org/issues-andaction/cultural-diversity/asian-pacific-islander/resources/upload/Asian-Pacific-Islander-Catholics-in-the-UnitedStates-A-Preliminary-Report.pdf
2014-Present Teaching Assistant, Baylor University
- Nominated for three Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards.
2013-2014 Graduate Assistant, the University of Texas at San Antonio
2012-2013 English as a Second Language Teacher, Meidi Caiwen Agency, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
2012-2014 English as a Second Language Teacher, METEN English, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China and United States
2011-2012 Substitute Teacher, Northeast Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas
2009 English as a Second Language Teacher, Bukhu Elementary School, Andong, South Korea
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Vaughan, Kenneth. 2018. “Who Benefits from Consociationalism? Religious Disparities in Lebanon’s Political System.” Religions.
Andersson, Matthew A. and Kenneth Vaughan. 2017. “Health Returns to Education by Family Socioeconomic Origins: Results from Europe Across Multiple Outcomes and Childhood Indicators.” Social Science & Medicine – Population Health.
Media and Citations
Vaughan, Kenneth. 2018. “Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and Attitudes toward Democracy: What Role Does Religion Play?” Religion, Populism, and Pluralism Conference, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Vaughan, Kenneth. 2017. “Theocrats and Democrats: Who Benefits from Arab Spring Revolution?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Washington D.C.
Park, Jerry Z. and Vaughan, Kenneth R. 2017. “Considering religion questions in the East Asian Surveys using the Korean General Social Survey as an example.” Presented at the Survey Research and the Study of Religion in East Asian conference at the Pew Research Center
Vaughan, Kenneth R. 2016. “Who Benefits from Consociationalism? Evidence from the Arab Barometer Survey of Lebanon.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Atlanta, GA.
Research on Religion Podcast. 2018. Kenneth Vaughan on Consociationalism, Religion, and Lebanon (and more)
Network of Experts Working on the Social Dimension of Education and Training. 2018. Citation in 2017 report "The role of education for social inequality in
modern societies (with a special perspective
on EU Member States)"