Asonzeh Ukah is a sociologist/historian of religion. He joined the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 2013. He taught at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, from 2005 to 2013 . He studied at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, (where he earned his BA; MA & MSc. degrees) and the University of Bayreuth, Germany (where he earned his doctoral & Habilition degrees). In addition to numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and contributions of book chapters, he is the author of A New Paradigm of Pentecostal Power: A Study of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria (Africa World Press 2008). His research interests include religion and media, sociology of Pentecostalism, and religion and urbanism.