Carlos Alvarado
Biography & Resources


Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, is currently an assistant professor of research in psychiatric medicine at the Division of Personality Studies of the University of Virginia. Educated cross-culturally and across disciplines, he has a doctorate in psychology from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, an MA in history from Duke University, a MS in parapsychology from John F. Kennedy University in California, and a BA in psychology from the University of Puerto Rico.

Dr. Alvarado has conducted research on the psychology and features of out-of-body experiences and other parapsychological phenomena in Puerto Rico, Scotland, and the United States. He is also known for his reviews of the historical literature of the field. He has twice served as president of the Parapsychological Association and is currently working at the Parapsychology Foundation in the capacity of Chairman of Domestic and International Programs, series editor of the Foundation's Parapsychological Monographs, and associate editor of the International Journal of Parapsychology.

organizational affiliations

Parapsychological Association

The International Survivalist Society

University of Virginia Health System

articles & interviews

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