Mark Mirabello

Title: Professor

Subject Area: History

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Dr. Mark L. Mirabello, author and a professor of history at Shawnee State University in the USA, has served as a visiting professor of history at Nizhny Novgorod University in Russia.

Mirabello's area of expertise is the "outlaw" history on the "frontiers and margins" of human civilization. He lectures on Alternative Religions and Cults, Secret Societies, Terrorism and Crime, "Banned Books," Afterlife Concepts in World History, Fascist Europe and Nazi Germany, Myths and Legends, Intellectual History, and other subjects.

His publications deal with the supernatural (Death and Other Worlds: A Skeleton Key, The Odin Brotherhood and The Crimes of Jehovah), the unnatural (The Cannibal Within), and the natural (Handbook for Rebels and Outlaws).

Some of his works have been translated in to Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.


Ph.D., History, 1988, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

MA, History, 1979, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

BA, History, 1977, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio


Primary Courses

History 4999 - History of Death and Afterlife

History 4175 - Terrorism and Crime

History 4111 - Legend, Myth, and Folklore

History 4110 - Intellectual History

History 4101 - History of Medicine

History 3177 - Early Christianity and Gnosticism

History 3170 - Alternative Religions and Cults

History 3110 - Nazi Germany and Fascist Europe

History 3109 - Ancient History

History 2150 - Banned Books

History 2103 - Revolutionary Europe (AD 1517-AD 1921)

History 2102 - Medieval and Renaissance Europe (AD 476-AD 1517)

Activities and Research
Books Published:

Mark L. Mirabello. A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife: Traditions and Beliefs on Death, Dying, and What Lies Beyond. Rochester, Vermont. Inner Traditions (September 26, 2016). ISBN 162055597

Mark L. Mirabello. Handbook for Rebels and Outlaws. Oxford, England: Mandrake of Oxford, 2009. ISBN 1906958009.

Mark L. Mirabello. The Cannibal Within. Oxford, England: Mandrake of Oxford, 2002. (2nd printing, 2004) ISBN 186992827X.

Mark L. Mirabello. The Cannibal Dentro. Translated into Italian by Stefania Marchini. Italia: Editioni Clandestine, 2006. ISBN 8889383356.

Mark L. Mirabello. The Odin Brotherhood. 5th edition. Oxford, England: Mandrake of Oxford, 2003. ISBN 1869928717.

Mark Mirabello. “Irmandade de Odin.” Translated into Portuguese by Marcos Rogerio Estevam. (To be published.)

Mark L. Mirabello. The Crimes of Jehovah. Tucson, Arizona: See Sharp Press, 1997. ISBN 1-884365-13-2.