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Amy Adamczyk

Dr. Amy Adamczyk is Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Programs of Doctoral Study in Sociology and Criminal Justice at the Graduate Center. Her research focuses on how different contexts (e.g. nations, friendship groups, etc.) and personal religious beliefs shape people's deviant, criminal, and health-related attitudes and behaviors. She has been awarded funding from the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (with her collaborators), the Chiang Chingkuo Foundation, the Lilly Endowment Inc. through the University of Notre Dame, the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, the Association for the Sociology of Religion, and other programs. She has received John Jay's Faculty Scholarly Excellence Award several times as well as the Midcareer Award. Her research has been published in some of Sociology's highest ranking journals, including American Sociology Review and Social Forces.

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