Immigration, religious and ethnic identity, nationalism, sociology of religion
Dr. Lucken's research focuses on the religious lives of immigrants and their children. A three-year study of Bosnian refugees living in New England unveiled the many ways religious institutions have facilitated their integration following resettlement. A four-year project with Peggy Levitt focuses on second generation Indian-Americans and the transnational nature of their moral and religious development.
Boston University, Ph.D.
University of Denver, M.A.
University of Montana, B.S.
Awards and Honors
Religion Fellowship, School of Theology, Boston University (2011)
Earhart Fellowship, Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, Boston University (2005)
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