Tymofiy Brik

PhD in Social Science Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, KSE professor and researcher


PhD in Social Science (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid). Before moving to Spain, Tymofiy obtained a research master degree in Sociology and Social Research in Utrecht (the Netherlands) and a master degree in Sociology in Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University (Ukraine). His research interests include sociology of religion, social stratification and mobility, and economic history.




Brik, T. (2018). When Church Competition Matters? Intra-doctrinal Competition in Ukraine, 1992–2012. Sociology of Religion, 80(1), 45-82.

Brik, T. (2018). Wages of male and female domestic workers in the Cossack Hetmanate:

Poltava, 1765 to 1769. Economic History of Developing Regions, 33(2), 123-146.

Social network analysis of bibliographical interviews: perspectives and limitations. Telescop, 2017-1, 29-37. (together with Darya Maltseva, Stanislav Moiseev, and Anna Shirokanova).[Сетевой анализ биографических интервью: возможности и ограничения. Телескоп, 2017-1, 29-37. В соавторстве с Дарьей Мальцевой, Станиславом Моисеевым, Анной Широкановой]


Working papers:

The Shadow of History: The Formation of Dutch Religious Markets and its Effects on Current Levels of Religiosity (submitted) (with Javier Polavieja and Marco van Leeuwen)

Effects of Modernization on Status Attainment among Orthodox Protestants, Liberal Protestants, and Roman Catholics in the Netherlands, 1859-1918 (with Ineke Maas and Marco van Leeuwen)


Published in media outlets:

Religious Regulations and Orthodox Competition in Ukraine. 2018/02/16

Structural Problems: How Ownership Structure Can Determine Bank’s Financial Health. 2017/08/16

Church competition and religious participation: new evidence from Ukraine. VoxUkraine, 2016/04/07.

Analyzing Ukrainian Parliament Networks Through Legislative Co-Authorship (with Dmytro Ostapchuk). VoxUkraine, 2015/12/07.