Independent scholar
An independent scholar is anyone who conducts scholarly research outside universities and traditional academia. In the US, a professional association exists for independent scholars: this association ...
Emmanuel Pétavel-Olliff
Dr. Emmanuel Pétavel-Olliff (1836–1910) was a Swiss pastor and biblical scholar.He was son of Abram-François Pétavel (1791–1870), Neuchâtel pastor, pro-Jewish writer and author of the poem La fille de...
John D. Rateliff
John D. Rateliff is an author of roleplaying games and an independent scholar, specializing on the Inklings and in particular Tolkien studies (study of the works of J. R. R. Tolkien).
Rateliff r...
Clare Asquith
Clare Asquith, the Countess of Oxford and Asquith (born 2 June 1951) is an independent scholar and author of Shadowplay: the Hidden Beliefs and Coded Politics of William Shakespeare, which has posited...
Ron Drummond
Ronald Norman Drummond (born October 17, 1959, in Seattle, Washington) is an American writer, editor, and independent scholar, currently living in Ithaca, New York.
Ron Drummond is the author of "...
Letha Dawson Scanzoni
Letha Dawson Scanzoni (born 1935 in Pittsburgh, PA ) is an independent scholar, writer, and freelance editor. She has authored or coauthored nine books, the most well-known of which are All We're Mean...
Peter D. Mitchell
Peter Dennis Mitchell, FRS (29 September 1920 – 10 April 1992) was a British biochemist who was awarded the 1978 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his discovery of the chemiosmotic mechanism of ATP ...
Irvin Leigh Matus
Irvin Leigh Matus (July 25, 1941 - January 5, 2011) was an independent scholar, autodidact and author. He is best known as an authority on Shakespeare, but also wrote about aspects of Brooklyn's histo...
Diana Butler Bass
Diana Butler Bass is a historian focusing on the history of Christianity and a leading voice in progressive Christianity. Bass is currently an independent scholar who writes broadly on American religi...
Mark Pendergrast
Mark Pendergrast (born 1948) is an American independent scholar and author of five books.
Pendergrast was born in 1948 to Nan and Britt Pendergrast, the fourth of seven children. He was raised in...
Stephen O. Murray
Stephen O. Murray (born 1950), is a sociologist, anthropologist, and independent scholar based in San Francisco, California. A member of the second class at James Madison College within Michigan State...
Sue Thomas (author)
Sue Thomas (born 1951) is an English author and independent scholar. She is also a Visiting Fellow in the Media School at Bournemouth University.Her most recent book is Technobiophilia: nature and cyb...
Richard Milazzo
Richard Milazzo is a critic, curator, publisher, independent scholar and poet. In the 1970s, he was the editor and co-publisher of Out of London Press. He is the co-founding publisher and editor of Ed...
Henry Bayman
Henry Bayman is an independent scholar living in Turkey who has spent twenty-five years studying with the Masters of Wisdom of Central Anatolia. He is the author of The Station of No Station, a study ...
Thomas Robbins (sociologist)
Thomas Robbins (born 1943) is an author and an independent scholar of sociology of religion.
Robbins obtained a B.A. in government from Harvard University in 1965, and a Ph.D. in Sociology, at the...
Virginia C. Bulat
Virginia Catherine Bulat, the pen and maiden name of Virginia Bulat Carroll (23 March 1938- 21 December 1986), was an independent scholar and historian of local Illinois history. Bulat was born in Chi...
Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon
Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon (born August 29, 1957) is an Icelandic historian specialising in microhistory. He has been an independent scholar for most of his career. He established the Center for Microhi...
Roger Connah
Roger Connah (born Cheshire, England, 1950) is a Welsh writer, independent scholar and researcher based in Ruthin, North Wales, and has taught for over three decades in Finland, India, Pakistan, Swede...
Phil Cousineau
Phil Cousineau (Columbia, South Carolina, 26 November 1952) is an American author, lecturer, independent scholar, screenwriter, and documentary filmmaker.
Phil Cousineau was born in an army hospit...
Dolores LaChapelle
Dolores LaChapelle (née Greenwell) (July 4, 1926 - January 21, 2007) was an American mountaineer, skier, T'ai chi teacher, independent scholar, and leader in the Deep ecology movement.
Born in Den...
Hugh Edward Richardson
Hugh E. Richardson CIE, OBE, ICS, FBA (Hon.) (22 December 1905 - 3 December 2000) was an Indian Civil Service officer, British diplomat and Tibetologist. His academic work focused on the history of th...
Richard Cobb
Richard Charles Cobb (20 May 1917 – 15 January 1996) was a British historian and essayist, and professor at the University of Oxford. He was the author of numerous influential works about the history ...
Barrie Karp
Barrie Karp (b. 1945 in Laredo, Texas) is an artist, independent scholar and academic. She has been an educator in philosophy, cultural studies, humanities and arts from a feminist and anti-racist per...
Iain Boal
Iain Boal is an Irish social historian of technics and the commons, based as an independent scholar in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He is one of the founders of the Retort collective, an associati...
Howard Friel
Howard Friel is a U.S. independent scholar and author who wrote The Lomborg Deception: Setting the Record Straight About Global Warming (Yale University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-300-16103-8), a critiqu...
Ellen Dissanayake
Ellen Dissanayake (born Ellen Franzen), an independent scholar focusing on "the anthropological exploration of art and culture". For work she received a Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from theM...