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Nan Zingrone

Location: Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America

About Me

Nancy L. Zingrone has a Bachelor in Arts with Honors in Psychology (Mundelein College), a Masters of Science in Education (Northern Illinois University), was a doctoral candidate in History of Science and Medicine (Duke University), and has a Ph.D. in Psychology (University of Edinburgh).

She has conducted experimental ESP research, survey studies of psychic experiences, as well as an examination of texts in parapsychology from a science studies point of view. She was the Director of Publications at the Parapsychology Foundation, the Executive Editor of the International Journal of Parapsychology from 1999 through 2009 and an Assistant Professor of Research at the Division of Perceptual Studies in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia from 2003 to 2010. She has been elected twice as President of the Parapsychological Association (in 2001-2002 and 2003-2004).

Most recently Zingrone was the Director of Academic and Administrative Affairs and a faculty member at Atlantic University (2010 through January 2013). Since leaving that position, has become a freelance editor, proofreader, indexer, WizIQ,com online teacher, a facilitator for Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), an occasional blogger for, a constant enthusiast for the WizIQ Virtual Classroom, and for Moodle, especially (her own Moodle site), as well as continuing her interest in writing, teaching and doing survey research with her husband, Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado, with a focus on various exceptional human experiences. She also serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the Rhine Research Center and as an online teacher in the Rhine Education Center.

Over her thirty year career in scientific parapsychology she has published papers in theAustralian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, theEuropean Journal of Parapsychology,Imagination, Cognition and Personality, theJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease, theJournal of Parapsychology, theJournal of Scientific Exploration, and theJournal of the Society for Psychical Research, among other periodicals. In addition to chapters in Women and Parapsychology (New York: Parapsychology Foundation, 1994) andThe Handbook of Near-Death Experiences (Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2009), she has also published her doctoral dissertation, From Text to Self: Criticism and Response in the History of Parapsychology (Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

View Nan Zingrone's profile Nan Zingrone commented on In Memoriam: Brunilde Mignani Cassoli (1926 - 2014).
Just a nit to pick, but the Parapsychology Foundation is not a membership organization as it sounds here, although the work of both Brunilde and Pierro were well-respected by Eileen Garrett, and Eileen and Lisette Coly who guided the Foundation during ... more

Sunday, July 14, 2013

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

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Friday, June 15, 2012

View Nan Zingrone's profile Nan Zingrone commented on 2012 PA Convention Accommodations.
Just an FYI: The Hotel is okay with up to 4 individuals in a room (the rooms are two double beds, but roll-away cots can be ordered), although they prefer 3. We're not providing "student hotel" information because splitting the rooms between even 3 ... more

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

View Nan Zingrone's profile Nan Zingrone will be attending 55th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

View Nan Zingrone's profile Nan Zingrone commented on Mindfield 3(3) Released to PA Members.
Fantastic issue yet again! Congratulations guys!

Monday, July 25, 2011

View Nan Zingrone's profile Nan Zingrone will be attending 7th Psi Meeting: Psi Research and Anomalistic Psychology.


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