The Academy for Spiritual and Consciousness Studies is an international organization comprised of clergy, academics of religion, philosophy and psychology, as well as scientists and researchers. The purpose of the organization is to encourage dialogue in the fields of consciousness studies, quantum mechanics, transpersonal psychology, the paranormal, and spirituality. It holds an annual conference where academic papers are presented, and publishes its proceedings and journals.

The stated mission of the Academy is “to discern, develop and disseminate knowledge of how paranormal phenomena may relate to and enhance the development of the human spirit.”

A member of the Academy’s Board of Director’s for several years, Dr. Serio recently completed two terms as president of the board. As president, he wrote an article for the Academy’s quarterly publication, The Searchlight. A selection of these articles appear below.

The Thirty-seventh Annual Conference, “Spirituality, Science and the Paranormal,” was be held at Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, June 1-3, 2012.The Featured Speaker was Dale E. Graff on “”Synchronicity and Psi Phenomena: A Synergistic Connection.”

The name of this organization was changed in 2012 to the Academy for Spiritual and Consciousness Studies, Inc.

For more information about the Academy membership, and links to over two hundred related sites click here.

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