Anders Klostergaard Petersen

Anders Klostergaard Petersen

1995-98 Carlsberg stipend at the Eberhard-Karls Universität, Tübingen. 1998-2002 Assistant professor in New Testament studies, Aarhus University. 2002-2012 Associate professor in the Study of Religion, Aarhus University. 2012-2020 Professor with special assignments in the Study of Religion, Aarhus University. 2020- Associate professor in the Study of Religion, Aarhus University. Petersen writes on early Christ-religion, Second Temple Judaism, Graeco-Roman philosophy, matters relating to philosophy of science in the general study of religion. In recent years, he has worked extensively on biocultural evolution and emotional research. His most recent book is co-authored with Jonathan H. Turner, Alexandra Maryanski, and Armin W. Geertz on The Emergence and Evolution of Religion: By Means of Natural Selection. Routledge 2018. He is editor, co-editor, and advisory board member of several international journals.