Journal of Family Medicine

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Family Medicine-Culture
 Evaluation Research
 Qualitative Methodology
 Social Identity
 Social Inequality
 Social Welfare and Public Policy

United States

Department of Sociology University of Texas at San Antonio

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Bartkowski & Associates Research Team, LLC 1230 Asherton Way San Antonio, TX 78258 

Research Interests:

• Culture
• Family
• Gender
• Evaluation Research
• Qualitative Methodology
• Religion
• Social Identity
• Social Inequality
• Social Welfare and Public Policy
• Youth


• John P. Bartkowski (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1997), is Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), where has served on the faculty since 2008. 
• Previously he was Professor of Sociology at Mississippi State University (1997-2008). 
• Much of his research examines the intersection between religion, family, gender, youth development, and civil society. 
• He has published widely on the contours of men’s religious identities, the gendered character of religious institutions, and the influence of parental religiosity on family functioning and child development. 
• He is the author of The Promise Keepers: Servants, Soldiers, and Godly Men (Rutgers University Press, 2004) and Remaking the Godly Marriage: Gender Negotiation in Evangelical Families (Rutgers University Press, 2001). 
• He has also conducted research on faith-based initiatives, including Charitable Choices: Religion, Race, and Poverty in the Post-Welfare Era (New York University Press, 2003). 
• He is currently completing two monographs, including Faith and Lucre: How Religion and Public Funding Influence Welfare Service Provision (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). 
• His work has appeared in Social Forces, Social Science Research, Journal of Marriage and Family, Criminology, The Sociological Quarterly, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, and leading journals in the social scientific study of religion. 
• He is Associate Editor of Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion and has been Deputy Editor of Sociology of Religion. He has served as President of the Religious Research Association and has held leadership positions in various scholarly organizations. 
• He has served as an evaluator on federal and foundation grants (e.g., U.S. Department of Education, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, Compassion Capital Fund, and Lilly Endowment) designed to enhance the performance of community-based organizations and the delivery of services to disadvantaged populations.