Robert Aleksander Maryks
associate professor and associate director of the 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
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).