Saroglou, Vassilis

Vassilis Saroglou


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Vassilis Saroglou (Ph.D. in psychology, Master in theology, Bachelor in philosophy) is associate professor of psychology at the Universit catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) where he directs the Centre for Psychology of Religion ( ). He has studied many aspects of personality and social psychology of religion as well as interdisciplinarity between psychology, theology, and religious studies and is the author of about fifty scientific publications. He is the chair of the Metanexus LSI “Religion, values, and morality in secularized and multicultural societies”; associate editor of the International Journal for the Psychology of Religion; president of the European Network for Psychology of Religion; and vice president of the International Academy of Religious Sciences. He has been invited to teach psychology of religion in several European Universities and he has been Fulbright scholar at the College of William & Mary, VA. For his research, he received an Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association-Division 36 as well as the Quenquennial Award for the scientific study of religion (Godin Prize) attributed by the International Association for the Psychology of Religion.