Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. is a biologist and author of ninety technical papers and nine books, including The Presence of the Past and The Science Delusion. As a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, he was Director of Studies in cell biology, and was also a Research Fellow of the Royal Society. From 2005-2010, he was Director of the Perrott-Warrick Project for the study of unexplained human and animal abilities, funded from Trinity College, Cambridge. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California and of Schumacher College in Dartington. He lives in London and is married to Jill Purce, with whom he has two sons.