Nancy L. Zingrone has a Bachelor in Arts with Honors in Psychology (Mundelein College), a Masters of Science in Education (Northern Illinois University), was a doctoral candidate in History of Science and Medicine (Duke University), and has a Ph.D. in Psychology (University of Edinburgh).
She has conducted experimental ESP research, survey studies of psychic experiences, as well as an examination of texts in parapsychology from a science studies point of view. She was the Director of Publications at the Parapsychology Foundation, the Executive Editor of the International Journal of Parapsychology from 1999 through 2009 and an Assistant Professor of Research at the Division of Perceptual Studies in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia from 2003 to 2010. She has been elected twice as President of the Parapsychological Association (in 2001-2002 and 2003-2004). Most recently Zingrone was the Director of Academic and Administrative Affairs and a faculty member at Atlantic University (2010 through January 2013). She is currently working as a course designer for EducationPortal.com, a facilitator for Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL), a WizIQ teacher and conference facilitator, as well as serving as the secretary of the Board of Directors for the Rhine Research Center.
Over her thirty year career in scientific parapsychology she has published papers in theAustralian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, theEuropean Journal of Parapsychology,Imagination, Cognition and Personality, theJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease, theJournal of Parapsychology, theJournal of Scientific Exploration, and theJournal of the Society for Psychical Research, among other periodicals. In addition to chapters inWomen and Parapsychology (New York: Parapsychology Foundation, 1994) andThe Handbook of Near-Death Experiences (Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2009), she has also published her doctoral dissertation,From Text to Self: Criticism and Response in the History of Parapsychology (Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).