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Welcome Benjamin Radford


J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
BenjaminRadford-01b.pngBenjamin Radford is deputy editor of Skeptical Inquirer science magazine and a research fellow with the non-profit educational organization the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Radford has appeared on the National Geographic Channel, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, Good Morning America, the Learning Channel, CBC, BBC and CNN.

Radford is one of the world’s few science-based paranormal investigators, and has done first-hand research into mysterious phenomena in sixteen countries on four continents including psychics, ghosts and haunted houses; exorcisms, miracles, Bigfoot, stigmata, lake monsters, UFO sightings, reincarnation, and crop circles, and many other topics. He is perhaps best known for solving the mysteries of the Santa Fe Courthouse Ghost in 2007, and the Hispanic vampire el chupacabra in 2010.

He received a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of New Mexico and a masters in education from the University of Buffalo. He is a member of the American Folklore Society, the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club and the American College of Forensic Examiners International. He has written over a thousand articles on a wide variety of topics, including urban legends, the paranormal, critical thinking, and media literacy.

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Also visit Benjamin's Blog for a skeptical perspective: Blog - Benjamin Radford

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