DR. SCOTTY McQUEEN is a behavioral insights specialist and communications consultant. He is conducting research through creative practice at Trinity College Dublin on the topic of conspiracy theories and digital media. He has been featured on TV3 and the CW network, and consulted for Microsoft and the BBC. He is a member of the Global League of Magicians & Mentalists and an ordained minister of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

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,” “Luck, Love, and Psychic,” and “Performing Psychic: The Performance of Mentalism and Psychic Arts on Stage, Screen, and in Everyday Life.”