Brian Regal is an American historian of science, skeptic and writer. He is assistant professor of the history of science at Kean University in New Jersey.[1][2] He also has a failed podcast on soundcloud entitled: "Crackpots and Eggheads."

Regal is the author of Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads and Cryptozoology a scholarly study on cryptozoology.[3][4][5] He has also written on the history of the Jersey Devil.[6][7]

PublicationsEdit

Books

  • Henry Fairfield Osborn, Race and the Search for the Origins of Man (London: Ashgate Press, 2002)
  • Human Evolution: A Guide to the Debates (ABC-CLIO, 2004)
  • Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia (ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2009)
  • Icons of Evolution (Greenwood Press, 2008)
  • Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads and Cryptozoology (Palgrave, 2011)
  • The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018)[8]

Papers

  • Richard Owen and the Sea-Serpent. Endeavour 36:2 (June, 2012): 65-68.
  • Entering Dubious Realms: Grover Krantz, Science and Sasquatch. Annals of Science (January, 2009): 66: 1.
  • Amateur versus Professional: The Search for Bigfoot. Endeavour 32:2 (June, 2008): 53-57.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brian Regal". The Guardian.
  2. ^ "Episode Notes for History of the Jersey Devil". MonsterTalk.
  3. ^ Normandin, Sebastian. (2012). Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology by Brian Regal. The British Journal for the History of Science. Vol. 45, No. 4, Special Issue: British Nuclear Culture. pp. 699-700.
  4. ^ Ritvo, Harriet. (2015). Brian Regal. Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology. The American Historical Review 120 (2): 586-587.
  5. ^ Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology. Palgrave Macmillan.
  6. ^ "The Devil’s in the details". The Observer.
  7. ^ "Brian Regal". Skeptical Inquirer.
  8. ^ "New and Notable". Skeptical Inquirer. Committee for Skeptical Inquirer. 42 (4): 61. 2018.