Kathleen O'Neal Gear received her B.A., cum laude, from California State University in Bakersfield, and her M.A., summa cum laude, from California State University in Chico. She conducted Ph.D. studies at the University of California in Los Angeles and did post-graduate studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.
In the 1980's, she worked for the United States Department of the Interior as the Wyoming State Historian, and later as the Archaeologist for Wyoming, Kansas and Nebraska. She has twice been the recipient of the federal government's "Special Achievement Award" for outstanding management of our nation's cultural heritage. She and her husband Michael Gear currently operate an anthropological research company called Wind River Archaeological Consultants.
She began writing full-time in 1986 and has over one hundred non-fiction publications in the fields of archaeology, history and writing, and has authored, or co-authored -- with Michael Gear -- twenty-three international bestsellers, which have been translated into seventeen languages.
George Noory's Christmas Eve Special featured several guests, plus a couple of surprise visits.In the first hour, researcher Stanton Friedman commented on the UK Ministry of Defence's plan to release secret UFO files. During the middle of the first hour, Billy Gibbons, of ZZ Top, dropped in to share his holiday greetings. In hour two, psychic Joseph Jacobs checked in to discuss his... More »
Anthropologists and novelists Michael & Kathleen Gear shared their research which has led them to conclude that modern civilization is doomed due to the historic cycle of climate change and overpopulation.