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The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry

An International Organization

  • Paul Kurtz, Chairman; professor emeritus of philosophy, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Barry Karr, Executive Director
  • Joe Nickell, Senior Research Fellow
  • Massimo Polidoro, Research Fellow
  • Richard Wiseman, Research Fellow
  • Lee Nisbet, Special Projects Director

Fellows

  • James E. Alcock,* psychologist, York Univ., Toronto
  • Jerry Andrus, magician and inventor, Albany, Oregon
  • Marcia Angell, M.D., former editor-in-chief, New England Journal of Medicine
  • Stephen Barrett, M.D., psychiatrist, author, consumer advocate, Allentown, Pa.
  • Barry Beyerstein,* biopsychologist, Simon Fraser Univ., Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  • Irving Biederman, psychologist, Univ. of Southern California
  • Susan Blackmore, psychologist, Univ. of the West of England, Bristol
  • Henri Broch, physicist, Univ. of Nice, France
  • Jan Harold Brunvand, folklorist, professor of English, Univ. of Utah
  • Mario Bunge, philosopher, McGill University
  • John R. Cole, anthropologist, Dept of Anthropology, UMass-Amherst; Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, UMass
  • Frederick Crews, literary and cultural critic, professor emeritus of English, Univ. of California, Berkeley
  • Richard Dawkins, zoologist, Oxford Univ.
  • Cornelis de Jager, professor of astrophysics, Univ. of Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Kenneth Feder, professor of anthropology, Central Connecticut State Univ.
  • Antony Flew, philosopher, Reading Univ., U.K.
  • Andrew Fraknoi, astronomer, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, Calif.
  • Kendrick Frazier,* science writer, Editor, Skeptical Inquirer
  • Yves Galifret, Exec. Secretary, l'Union Rationaliste
  • Martin Gardner,* author, critic
  • Murray Gell-Mann, professor of physics, Santa Fe Institute
  • Thomas Gilovich, psychologist, Cornell Univ.
  • Henry Gordon, magician, columnist, Toronto
  • Saul Green, PhD, biochemist, president of ZOL Consultants, New York, NY
  • Susan Haack, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, prof. of philosophy, University of Miami
  • C. E. M. Hansel, psychologist, Univ. of Wales
  • Douglas Hofstadter, professor of human understanding and cognitive science, Indiana Univ.
  • Gerald Holton, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Professor of History of Science, Harvard Univ.
  • Ray Hyman,* psychologist, Univ. of Oregon
  • Leon Jaroff, sciences editor, Time
  • Sergei Kapitza, editor, Russian edition, Scientific American
  • Edwin C. Krupp, astronomer, director, Griffith Observatory
  • Paul Kurtz,* chairman, CSICOP
  • Lawrence Kusche, science writer
  • Leon Lederman, emeritus director, Fermilab; Nobel laureate in physics
  • Scott Lilienfeld, psychologist, Emory Univ.
  • Lin Zixin, former editor, Science and Technology Daily (China)
  • Jere Lipps, Museum of Paleontology, Univ. of California, Berkeley
  • Elizabeth Loftus, professor of psychology, Univ. of Washington
  • Paul MacCready, scientist/engineer, AeroVironment, Inc., Monrovia, Calif.
  • Sir John Maddox, editor emeritus of Nature
  • David Marks, psychologist, Middlesex Polytech, England
  • Mario Mendez-Acosta, journalist and science writer, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Marvin Minsky, professor of Media Arts and Sciences, M.I.T.
  • David Morrison, space scientist, NASA Ames Research Center
  • Richard A. Muller, professor of physics, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley
  • Joe Nickell,* senior researh fellow, CSI
  • Lee Nisbet,* philosopher, Medaille College
  • Bill Nye, science educator and television host, Nye Labs
  • James E. Oberg, science writer
  • Irmgard Oepen, professor of medicine (retired), Marburg, Germany
  • Loren Pankratz, psychologist, Oregon Health Sciences Univ.
  • John Paulos, mathematician, Temple Univ.
  • Steven Pinker, cognitive scientist, MIT
  • Massimo Polidoro, science writer, author, executive director CICAP, Italy
  • Milton Rosenberg, psychologist, Univ. of Chicago
  • Wallace Sampson, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, Stanford Univ.
  • Armadeo Sarma, engineer, head of dept. at T-Nova Deutsche Telekom, executive director, GWUP, Germany
  • Evry Schatzman, President, French Physics Association
  • Eugenie Scott, physical anthropologist, executive director, National Center for Science Education
  • Robert Sheaffer, science writer
  • Elie A Shneour, biochemist, author, director, Biosystems Research Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
  • Dick Smith, film producer, publisher, Terrey Hills, N.S.W., Australia
  • Robert Steiner, magician, author, El Cerrito, Calif.
  • Jill Cornell Tarter, SETI Institute
  • Carol Tavris, psychologist and author, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Dave Thomas, President of New Mexicans for Science and Reason
  • Stephen Toulmin, professor of philosophy, University of Southern California
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and director, Hayden Planetarium, New York City
  • Marilyn vos Savant, Parade magazine contributing editor and CBS News correspondent
  • Steven Weinberg, professor of physics and astronomy, University of Texas at Austin.
  • Richard Wiseman, psychologist, University of Hertfordshire
  • Marvin Zelen, statistician, Harvard Univ.

* Member, CSI Executive Council (Affiliations given for identification only.)

Past Fellows

  • Isaac Asimov, science writer
  • Robert A. Baker, psychologist, Univ. of Kentucky
  • Vern Bullough, Distinguished Professor, State Univ. of New York
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Francis Crick
  • Stephen J. Gould, paleontologist
  • Al Hibbs, scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Philip J. Klass,aerospace writer, engineer
  • H. Narasimhaiah, physicist, president, Bangalore Science Forum, India
  • Dorothy Nelkin, sociologist New York Univ.
  • James Randi, magician, the James Randi Educational Foundation
  • Carl Sagan, astronomer, science writer
  • Eugenie Scott, Director, National Center for Science Education
  • Glenn Seaborg
  • Marcello Truzzi


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