Michael Shermer

Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic Magazine, the Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, the host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at Caltech, and Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University. He is the author of several books, including the quintessential Why People Believe  Weird Things. Dr. Shermer is also the producer and co-host of the 13-hour Fox Family (now ABC Family) television series Exploring the Unknown.