Sidney Castillo has a Master of Arts in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Central European University, Budapest-Hungary. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima-Perú. He currently works as research assistant on Åbo Akademi University’s (Finland) international project “Young Adults and Religion in a Global Perspective”, in collaboration with Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya (Perú). He is a member of the Chilean Society of Sciences of Religions, among other academic institutions. He is also associate editor, writer, and interviewer for The Religious Studies Project. His expositions in workshops and publications are related to anthropology, sociology, and philosophy of religion, as well as cognitive science. His research interests include new religious movements, secular identities, religion and conflict, q- methodology, and religious socialization in youth.