Kocku von Stuckrad (photography © Reyer Boxem)Kocku von Stuckrad is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has published extensively on topics related to the history of religion, science, and philosophy in Europe and North America.

Professor von Stuckrad served as President of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (ISSRNC) and as President of the Dutch Association for the Study of Religion (NGG). He also was a founding board member of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE). He was co-chair of the Critical Theory and Discourses on Religion Group, as well as the Religion in Europe Group, of the American Academy of Religion. In 2011 he was appointed as Honorary Professor of the Study of Religion at Aarhus University, Denmark. From 2013–2017, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen. Currently, he is Director of the Graduate School of Religion, Culture and Society at the University of Groningen.

Together with Whitney A. Bauman, he is co-founder and co-director of Counterpoint: Navigating Knowledge, a research center and information hub, located at the interface of academic and non-academic knowledge practices and traditions.

On this website, you can find out more about Kocku von Stuckrad’s academic work, download selected articles and media appearances, and follow his various professional activities.