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You have reached the personal website of Victor Roudometof. Primarily, I am a scholar, author and researcher. My scholarly interests include the study of culture, globalization, glocalization, religion, nations and nationalism, diasporas & transnationalism. My most recent project is the book "Glocalization: A Critical Introduction" (London: Routledge, 2016).

My record includes various posts as administrator, academic expert, reviewer and commentator, while my regional expertise include the study of Orthodox Christianity as well as that of Southeastern Europe (e.g. the Balkans), Cyprus, Eastern Europe and Greek diasporic groups.

In this website, you may read a brief biographical note, short descriptions of various research projects & an overview of the evolving research agenda. You may also glance at a photo gallery of various books and edited volumes and download a short 4-page CV in pdf format. You can also browse the undergraduate and graduate courses I have taught over the years as well as the various forms of expertise rendered to agencies, journals and publishers and an overview of my past administrative experience.

Brief Biographical Note


Victor Roudometof (PhD Sociology & Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh 1996) has studied Economics, Sociology & History in Greece and the US. He has been the recipient of several predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships and other awards. He has held positions with Princeton University, the American College of Thessaloniki, Washington and Lee University, Miami University and the University of Cyprus. He has been an invited speaker and/or Erasmus visiting professor to nearly a dozen universities around the globe.

He is the author of Nationalism, Globalization and Orthodoxy (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2001), Collective Memory, National Identity & Ethnic Conflict (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002), Globalization and Orthodox Christianity: The transformations of a religious tradition (London: Routledge, 2014/2017) and Glocalization: A critical introduction (London: Routledge, 2016).

Additionally, he has edited or co-edited five volumes on Americanization, transnationalism, nationalism & religion as well as several issues of refereed journals. His work has been translated and published in Greece, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia & Bulgaria. His publication record includes over 100 articles, volume chapters, encyclopedia entries, book reviews & review essays. He has served as reviewer for 50+ major social science journals & as external reviewer for evaluations conducted by major research centers as well as for international publishers & for governmental organizations. He has participated in international advisory boards or as associate editor in several high profile international journals. Currently, he is a member in the editorial boards of the European Journal of Social Theory (London: Sage), Nations and Nationalism (Wiley/Blackwell), the Greek Review for Social Research, Interreligious Studies and Intercultural Theology (Equinox Publishers) and Religions (Basel, Switzerland: MDPI). He is Faculty Fellow with Yale University's Center for Cultural Sociology, Cyprus Correspondent for EUREL - Sociological and Legal Data on Religion in Europe and Cyprus Program Director for the European Values Study. He has served as Board Member with the International Sociological Association's Working Group on Comparative & Historical Sociology (2006 - 2010) and currently serves as Board Member of the European Sociological Association's Research Network 15 on Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Sociology (2015 - 2017).

Download a short CV in pdf format.