- Located in Pasadena, CA
- Dr. Michael Shermer is the Publisher of Skeptic magazine
- Is a monthly columnist for Scientific American
- Is an Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University
- His newest book is The Believing Brain
- His website can be found at www.michaelshermer.com
- Twitter: @michaelshermer
Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine and editor of Skeptic.com, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and an Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University. Dr. Shermer's latest book is The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies-How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths. His last book was The Mind of the Market, on evolutionary economics. He also wrote Why Darwin Matters: Evolution and the Case Against Intelligent Design, and he is the author of The Science of Good and Evil and of Why People Believe Weird Things. Dr. Shermer received his B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University, M.A. in experimental psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University (1991). He was a college professor for 20 years, and since his creation of Skeptic magazine he has appeared on such shows as The Colbert Report, 20/20, Dateline, Charlie Rose, and Larry King Live (but, proudly, never Jerry Springer!). Dr. Shermer was the co-host and co-producer of the 13-hour Family Channel television series, Exploring the Unknown.
Dr. Shermer would love to speak on:
- Why People Believe Weird Things
- The Believing Brain
- The Science of Good and Evil
Dr. Shermer charges an honorarium in the range of $5,000 to $10,000.
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