Armin W. Geertz is Professor Emeritus at the Department for the Study of Religion and Former Fellow of Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University. He was the co-founder of the Religion, Cognition, and Culture research unit at the same university and helped established the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion where he was president (2012-2014). Currently, he is also editor of the Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. Professor Geertz does research on Indigenous religions, Comparative Religion, Mythology and Folklore, and Extreme Religiosity and Mysticism. He also works in the Cognitive Science of Religion and in Method and Theory in the Study of Religion. He uses a variety of methods spanning historical study, fieldwork, experiments, and text mining.