Richard Ascough

Richard Ascough is a Professor in the School of Religion at Queen’s University at Kingston. His research focuses on the formation early Christ groups and Greco-Roman religious culture, with particular attention to various types of associations. He has published widely in the field with more than forty articles and essays and ten books, including Associations in the Greco-Roman World (with John Kloppenborg and Philip Harland, 2012) and 1 and 2 Thessalonians: Encountering the Christ Group at Thessalonike (2014). He has been recognized for his innovative and effective teaching in a number of ways, including the 3M National Teaching Fellowship in 2018.