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Personal profile

Research interests

I work as a salaried doctoral student in the Faculty of Theology, Department of Church History 1st Jan 2020 – 31st Dec 2023. In addition to my dissertation study, I work as the book review editor of the Finnish Journal of Theology. My interdisciplinary study ”American Jews in the Culture Wars during the Obama Era” is situated in the fields of history of religion, social history and North American studies.

My scholarly interests include the following:
- religion in North America
- American society
- polarization and culture wars
- history of the Jews, antisemitism
- study of video games and other popular culture

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • Church history

Publications

Evankelikalismin tutkijatähdet itsereflektion äärellä

Translated title of the contribution: A self reflection of researchers of Evangelicalism Saukko, O., 16 Apr 2020, In : Vartija : ihminen, uskonto, yhteiskunta.. 1/2020

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access

Hannikainen, Danielsbacka & Tepora (ed.): Menneisyyden rakentajat. Teoriat historiantutkimuksessa (review)

Translated title of the contribution: Hannikainen, Danielsbacka & Tepora (ed.): Menneisyyden rakentajat. Teoriat historiantutkimuksessa (review)Saukko, O., Jan 2020, In : Suomen Kirkkohistoriallisen Seuran Vuosikirja . 109, p. 193–194 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

Inspiraatiota pelitutkimuksen ja uskonnontutkimuksen risteykseen

Saukko, O., 7 Aug 2020, In : Vartija : ihminen, uskonto, yhteiskunta..

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Open Access
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Projects

Activities

From Ben Shapiro to BDS movement – Culture wars and the Jews during the Obama era

Olli Saukko (Speaker)

11 Sep 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Finnish American Studies Association (External organisation)

Olli Saukko (Member)

2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

European Academy of Religion Annual Conference 2019

Olli Juhana Saukko (Attendee)

4 Mar 20197 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Teologinen Aikakauskirja (Journal)

Olli Saukko (Member of editorial board)

Sep 2019Dec 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

ALPSP (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers) Annual Conference and Awards 2019

Olli Saukko (Attendee)

11 Sep 201913 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars