| Michael Stausberg|
| Religion and Tourism: Crossroads, Destinations and Encounters, Zarathustra and Zoroastrianism: A Short Introduction|
University of Bergen, University of Bonn
Michael Stausberg Wikipedia
Michael Stausberg (born April 28, 1966) is a German scholar on religion.
He was born in Köln. He studied in Bonn, Tübingen, Bergen and Rome. He is now a professor at the University of Bergen, Norway.
Apart from Zoroastrianism, Zoroastrian priesthood in contemporary India and related topics, Stausberg's interests encompass the history and terminology of the scientific study of religion, ritual & ritual theory, and religion & modern tourism.
In 2012 he was elected fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
1991 - M.A. (University of Bonn).Co-editor (with Steven Engler) of the journal Religion
Co-editor (with Gustavo Benavides) of the book-series Religion and Reason: Theory in the Study of Religion (Walter de Gruyter)
1995 - Dr. phil. (University of Bonn).
2000 - Docent (University of Uppsala).
2003 - Privat Dozent (University of Heidelberg).
1992-1995 - Graduiertenkolleg Scholarship for „Interkulturelle religiöse bzw. religionsgeschichtliche Studien“ (University of Bonn).
1996-2000 - Feodor Lynen Scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (University of Uppsala).
2004 - Professor in the scientific study of religion (University of Bergen).
2005-2007 - Director for the scientific study of religion (University of Bergen).