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Robert Aleksander Maryks

associate professor and associate director of the institute for advanced jesuit studies

Robert Maryks

Telephone: 617-552-9092

Office: Stokes N363

E-mail: maryks@bc@edu  

Twitter: @romaryks67

Curriculum Vitae

Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies


Ph.D., Fordham University (History), 2006

STB, Pontificia Facoltà Teologica (Theology), 2001

M.A., University of Warsaw (Classics), 1992

Fields of Interest

Early modern religious history; Jesuit history; racial laws

Academic Profile

Professor Maryks's major area of research and teaching is the history of the Society of Jesus. He has published on various aspects of the history of the Jesuits, including Saint Cicero and the Jesuits (Ashgate, 2008), The Jesuit Order as a Synagogue of Jews (Brill, 2009), Pouring Jewish Water into Fascist Wine (Brill, 2011), “The Tragic Couple”: Encounters Between Jews and Jesuits (Brill, 2013; co-edited with James Bernauer), A Companion to Ignatius of Loyola (Brill, 2014), and Jesuit Survival and Restoration (coedited with Jonathan Wright).  He is editor of Jesuit Sources  and associate director of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at BC; editor-in-chief of the Journal of Jesuit Studies and of the book series Jesuit Studies, and general editor of The Boston College Jesuit Bibliography: The New Sommervogel (Brill/Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, 2014).