Régis Dericquebourg est Maître de Conférences en psychologie sociale à l’université Charles de Gaulle à Lille. Il est membre du groupe de sociologie des religions et de la laïcité au CNRS.
Régis Dericquebourg is assistant–professor in the faculty of the University Charles De Gaulle-Lille3 (France) and a permanent member of the Group for the Study of Religions and Secularity (laïcité) at the National Center for the Scientific Studies in Paris.
He wrote a doctoral thesis on the Jehovah’s Witnesses and has continued research on this movement.
In 1986, he began studies on healing churches publishing such books as Healing Religions (1988), The Antoinists (1993), The Christian Scientists (1999), and To Believe and to Heal (2001), completing an habilitation in this area in 2000.
He is author of more than fifty scientific articles in the sociology of minority religious groups and he contributes to many world conference of sociology of religion.
He contributes to collective books such as Scientology (Jim Lewis, 2009). He also has research interests in religious discrimination and the prophetic personality.