Dr. Jack Hunter is an anthropologist exploring the borderlands of consciousness, religion, ecology and the paranormal. He lives in the hills of Mid-Wales with his family. His doctoral research with the University of Bristol examined the experiences of spirit mediums and their influence on the development of self-concepts and models of consciousness, and is an effort towards a non-reductive anthropology of the paranormal.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, and sits on the RAI Education Committee. He has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Exceptional Experiences and Psychology (JEEP), Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religion (JBASR), the Journal for the Study of Religious Experience (JSRE), and as a referree for the Parapsycholoigcal Association. He is also a founding member of the Afterlife Research Centre (ARC). Jack is currently an Access to Higher Education tutor for Health and Social Care (Social Sciences) at North Shropshire College, where he teaches Psychology and Sociology. He is also a musician and an ordained Dudeist Priest.
- Spirits, Gods and Magic: An Introduction to the Anthropology of the Supernatural
- Greening the Paranormal: Exploring the Ecology of Extraordinary Experience
- Strange Dimensions
- Damned Facts: Fortean Essays on Religion, Folklore and the Paranormal
- Talking with the Spirits
- Paranthropology: Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal
- Engaging the Anomalous
- Spirits, Gods and Magic
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Retired Navy officer Kevin Day recounted experiences tracking the Tic Tac UFOs. Followed by Jack Hunter on his anthropological investigations of seances. More »