Nickolas P. ROUBEKAS

Assistant Professor

Room 12, 5th floor



Nickolas P. Roubekas is Assistant Professor in Religious Studies. He holds a B.A. in Theology (2003), an M.A. in Religious Studies (2006), an M.Res. in Social Anthropology of Religion (2009), and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies (2011). Before joining the Department, he held teaching and research positions at the University of South Africa (Pretoria, ZA), the University of Aberdeen (U.K.), and the North-West University (Potchefstroom, ZA). His main areas of research are the study of Graeco-Roman Religions and Christian Origins, Method and Theory in the Study of Religion, the Academic Study of Myth, Ancient and Modern Theories of Religion, and the disciplinary conjunction of Religious Studies and Classics. He is a member of the editorial board of the book series "Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture" published by Equinox Pub., U.K., and, since 2017, Managing Editor of the Journal of Cognitive Historiography. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), the North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR), the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), and the New Testament Society of South Africa (NTSSA). In his free time he loves traveling, reading Dan Brown-like fiction, and listening to 60s and 70s music.