Armin W. Geertz is Professor in the History of Religions at the Department of Culture and Society, Section for the Study of Religion, and Chair of the Religion, Cognition and Culture Research Unit (RCC), Aarhus University, Denmark. He is also Chair of the Culture and Cognition section of MINDLab, an interdisciplinary coalition of scientists from the human, social and medical fields. He is Chair of the Interacting Minds Centre also at Aarhus University.

His publications in the cognitive science of religion range from religious narrative and evolutionary theory to the neurobiology of religion. He has also published on method and theory in the study of religion as well as research on indigenous religions. His recent publications include Religious Narrative, Cognition and Culture (co-edited, 2011) and Origins of Religion, Cognition and Culture (editor, 2014). He is co-editor of Routledge's Religion, Cognition and Culture series, and senior editor of Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion as well as senior editor of the book series Advances in the Cognitive Science of Religion, both at Equinox Publishing.