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Nancy L. Zingrone has a Ph.D. in psychology (University of Edinburgh), obtained doctoral candidacy in history (Duke University), an M.S.Ed. in higher education with a teaching speciality in psychology (Northern Illinois University), and a B.A. in psychology (Mundelein College). She has conducted experimental, historical and survey research mainly on the psychological characteristics of psychic experiencers. Her research has been published in such journals as the Australian Journal for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, History of Psychiatry, Imagination, Cognition and Personality, the Journal of Near-Death Studies, the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, and the Journal of Scientific Exploration as well as in the parapsychological publications European Journal of Parapsychology, the Journal of Parapsychology, Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, and the Revista Argentina de Psicología Paranormal. Her academic appointments have included a research professorship at the Division of Perceptual Studies at the University of Virginia, and the Director of Academic and Administrative Affairs at Atlantic University.
Nancy has been an active member of the Parapsychological Association for thirty years including two terms as President. With the Rhine Research Center, she was a first a Research Fellow and then a Visiting Scholar from 1982 through 1993 and now serves on the Board of Directors. Zingrone traces her passion for education back to her first teaching job as an adjunct faculty member of the psychology department of Northeastern Illinois University where she taught introductory statistics and both an introductory course and a research seminar in parapsychology from 1979 to 1982, through her years as an instructor in the RRC’s Summer Study Program from 1983 through 1993.