John A. Palmer was awarded the Outstanding Career Award in 2012.  He served three times as President of the Parapsychological Association. He is presently Director of Research at the Rhine Research Center in Durham, and long time Editor of the Journal of Parapsychology. Dr. Palmer has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and he is co-author of the book Foundations of Parapsychology: Exploring the Boundaries of Human Capability.