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First Name
Last Name
Regis University
Website URL
Mediterranean Religious History, Mediterranean, Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Eastern Mediterranean, Comparative Linguistics, Geography
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About Me

Dr. Erica Ferg teaches courses on Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Mediterranean religious history, and religious studies theories and methods. Her doctorate is in the Study of Religion, and her area of specialization is Eastern Mediterranean comparative religious history. Her research focuses on Mediterranean comparative religion, comparative linguistics, and archaeology. Prior to academia, Erica was a Persian linguist in the United States Air Force. Erica’s first book, Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean will be published in December, 2019 with Routledge. Erica currently is at work on her second book, entitled Starry Nights: A Celestial History of Religion.

Recent Publications

Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean, Routledge, 2019.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Mediterranean; Eastern Mediterranean
Expertise by Geography
Mediterranean, Middle East
Expertise by Chronology
Ancient, Medieval, Pre-17th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, Early Modern, Modern
Expertise by Topic
Religion, Rural & Agrarian History