Stephan A. Schwartz is a Distinguished Consulting Faculty of Saybrook University, and a BIAL fellow. He is an award-winning author of both fiction and non-fiction, columnist for the medical and consciousness research journal Explore, and editor of the daily web publication Schwartzreport.net in he covers trends that are affecting the future. His other academic and research appointments include: Senior Samueli Fellow for Brain, Mind and Healing of the Samueli Institute; founder and Research Director of the Mobius laboratory; Executive Director of the Rhine Research Center; and Senior Fellow of The Philosophical Research Society. Government appointments include: Special Assistant for Research and Analysis to the Chief of Naval Operations, consultant to the Oceanographer of the Navy, member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Secretary of Defense study Group on Innovation, Technology, and the Future. He has also been editorial staff member of National Geographic, Editor of Sea Power. And staff reporter and feature writer for The Daily Press and The Times Herald. For 40 years he has been studying the nature of consciousness, particularly that aspect independent of space and time. Schwartz is part of the small group that founded modern Remote Viewing research, and is the principal researcher studying the use of Remote Viewing in archaeology. Using Remote Viewing he discovered Cleopatra's Palace, Marc Antony's Timonium, ruins of the Lighthouse of Pharos, and sunken ships along the California coast, and in the Bahamas. He also uses remote viewing to examine the future.