DR. SCOTTY McQUEEN is a behavioral insights and personal development specialist. He currently holds an Early Career Research Residency with the Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin, where he lectures and conducts research through creative practice on digital media and alternate reality culture (from conspiracy theories to the zombie apocalypse) for the Film Department in the School of Creative Arts. He has been featured on TV3 and the CW network, and consulted for Microsoft and the BBC.
DR. McQUEEN holds a PhD in Performance Studies from University College Cork, an MPA in Strategic Public Policy from the American University of Paris, and an MFA in Physical Theatre from the Accademia dell’Arte. Publications include: “The End of Mind Reading” in The Journal of Performance Magic, “Luck, Love, and Psychic” in The Magiculum II, and “Performing Psychic: The Performance of Mentalism and Psychic Arts on Stage, Screen, and in Everyday Life.” He is a former instructor at Seattle’s School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts (SANCA), a member of the Global League of Magicians & Mentalists, and an ordained minister of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.