You have reached the personal website of Victor N. Roudometof. I am a scholar, author, academic and researcher. My scholarly interests include the study of culture, globalization, glocalization, religion, nations and nationalism, diasporas & transnationalism. My latest monograph is "Glocalization: A Critical Introduction" (London: Routledge, 2016). My latest project is the edited volume "Handbook of Culture and Glocalization" (Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar, 2022).
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, national and international positions, 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.
Victor N. Roudometof (PhD Sociology & Cultural Studies, University of Pittsburgh 1996) is Director of the Historical and Literary Archives of Kavala. He is also Faculty Fellow with Yale University's Center for Cultural Sociology & Professor (adj.) with the University of Tampere (Finland). He has been the recipient of several fellowships and other awards & has held positions with Princeton University, the American College of Thessaloniki, Washington and Lee University, Miami University & 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 several volumes and issues of referred journals on Americanization, transnationalism, globalization, glocalization, nationalism & religion. His work has been translated and published in Greece, France, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia & Bulgaria. His publication record includes over 150 articles, volume chapters, encyclopedia entries, book reviews & review essays. He has served as reviewer for 60+ 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 served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Political and Military Sociology (2003-2009) and Sociology Coordinator for Glocalism: Journal of Politics, Culture and Innovation (Milan, Italy: Globus et Lotus) (2014 – Present). Additionally, has also been a member in the editorial boards of the European Journal of Social Theory (London: Sage) (2016-Present), Nations and Nationalism (Wiley/Blackwell) (2012-2022), Interreligious Studies and Intercultural Theology (Equinox Publishers, Sheffield: UK) (2016-2020), Επιθεώρηση Κοινωνικών Ερευνών/Greek Review of Social Research (Athens: Greek Centre for Social Research) (2016-Present), and Religions (Basel, Switzerland: MDPI) (2010-Present)
For a full list of national and international posts, click here.
Download a short CV in pdf format.