Marc J. Seifer has been featured in The Washington Post, Scientific American, Publisher's Weekly, Rhode Island Monthly, MIT's Technology Review and The New York Times. In Europe he has appeared in The Economist, Nature and New Scientist. With publications in Wired, Cerebrum, Civilization, Extraordinary Science, Lawyer’s Weekly, Journal of Psychohistory and Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Dr. Seifer is internationally recognized as an expert on the inventor Nikola Tesla (the subject of his doctoral dissertation) and the acclaimed biography Wizard: The Life & Times of Nikola Tesla. Translated into seven languages, Wizard has been called “serious scholarship” by Scientific American and “One of the five best books written on the brilliantly disturbed” by the Wall Street Journal. He has lectured at the United Nations in New York, Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, at Kings College, Cambridge University and Oxford University in England, at the University of Vancouver in Canada, in Jerusalem Israel, Zagreb Yugoslavia, Bethesda Maryland, City College of New York, Brandeis University, Colorado College, Wardenclyffe Long Island, LucasFilms Industrial Light & Magic, Cranbrook Retreat and West Point Military Academy.
Dr. Seifer has appeared on the History Channel for his work on the Howard Hughes Mormon Will, on AP International for his analysis of bin Laden’s signature, on PBS and also web radio. His book Wizard: The Life & Times of Nikola Tesla is “Highly Recommended” by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has a B.S. from the University of Rhode Island, five semesters of graphology from New School University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago and Ph.D. from Saybrook Institute. With over 30 years experience as a handwriting expert including a decade of work for the Fraud Unit of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, he has testified in civil, criminal and federal court. Dr. Seifer is also a writer and visiting lecturer in Psychology at Roger Williams University.