Lyceum Home Lyceum Library Education History


Psychoanalyst; psychic researcher; director of research, International Institute for Psychical Research, London, 1935-38. B. May 13, 1895, Beregszasz, Hungary. LL.D., Royal Hungarian Unversity of Science, 1917. M. Amaria Iren, 1922: 1 d. Law assistant, 1917-21; journalist and foreign correspondent, 1921-28; secretary to Lord Rothermere, British publisher, 1928-37; assistant editor, Light, 1934-45; London correspondent, American Society for Psychical Research Journal, 1936-30; psychoanalyst, 1938 to present.

Honorary member, Danish Society for Psychical Research, Hungarian Metaphysical Society; member, New York Academy of Science, American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Assn., National Psychological Assn. for Psychoanalysis. Member editorial board, Darshana (India); Psychoanalytic Review. Past master, Free and Accepted Masons.

Dr. Fodor has written and lectured extensively on parapsychology and psychic research, particulary on the phenomena of poltergeist and on the psychoanalytic approach to parapsychology. His publications include bulletins (1935-36) for the International Institute for Psychical Research, and some seventy articles in various psychoanalytic, psychiatric and neurological journals, many of which have been translated into Spanish, Japanese, Italian and German.

In the field of psychic research Dr. Fodor's books include: Encyclopedia of Psychic Science (1934); These Mysterious People (1936); Haunted People (with Hereward Carrington, q.v., 1951; British edition, Story of the Poltergeist Down the Ages, 1953); On the Trail of the Poltergeist (1958); The Haunted Mind (1960); Mind Over Space (1962). His other works are The Search for the Beloved (1949); Freud: Dictionary of Psychoanalysis (with Frank Gaynor; 1950); New Approaches to Dream Interpretation (1951). Business and home address: 750 Park Avenue, New York 21, NY.

Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications



Parapsychology Foundation
PO Box 1562  |  New York, NY, 10021
Phone (212)-628-1550  |  Fax (212)-628-1559

Email with comments or questions.

Copyright 1999-2015 Parapsychology Foundation. All rights reserved.

www. parapsychology. org