Obits and Remembrances

John E. Mack: Portrait

Stéphane Allix, INREES

Stéphane Allix a rencontré John Mack en 2003. Cet éminent psychiatre américain est le premier spécialiste en santé mentale à s’être intéressé sérieusement aux personnes prétendant avoir été « enlevées par des extraterrestres ».

Mack, the Life

by Harvey A. Silverglate

In snubbing professor John Mack’s memorial, ‘official Harvard’ testifies to the power of his brilliant unconventionality.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Michael Blumenthal

Life-long family friend Michael Blumenthal remembers John Mack. One of eleven eulogies spoken at John Mack’s memorial service in the Harvard Memorial Church.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Jane Hughes Gignoux

Past president of Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (FIONS) remembers her friend John Mack, noting that they “grew up across the street from one another on the upper West side of Manhattan,” but did not realize this until “one evening in 1981, when we were both back in our old neighborhoods for a small conference.”

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Georgiana & John Boyer

Georgiana Sykes Boyer M.D. & John T. Boyer M.D. remember their friend, John Mack.

The Aliens are Always with Us

by Bryan Appleyard

A Harvard professor killed in London last week had been vilified for his belief in the ‘third realm’. His theories may not be as mad as some think says Bryan Appleyard.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Will Bueche

Interview by Sean Casteel

An interview by journalist Sean Casteel with PEER’s media director, Will Bueché, soon after Dr. Mack’s passing, on the Harvard psychiatrist’s career-spanning areas of interest, and how the alien encounter phenomenon was a logical continuation of these interests.

Ig Nobel Psychology Prize Statement in Memory of John E. Mack, M.D.

by David Jacobs, Ph.D.

A statement read at the 2004 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony and Lectures, in recognition of the passing of Dr. John Mack, who had shared with Dr. David Jacobs the 1993 Ig Nobel Psychology Prize “for their leaping conclusion that people who believe they were kidnapped by aliens from outer space, probably were”.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Stuart Davis

Singer/songwriter/producer Stuart Davis remembers his friend, John Mack.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Budd Hopkins

Artist and pioneer alien abduction researcher/author Budd Hopkins remembers his friend, John Mack, with radio host George Noory.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Gurucharan Singh Khalsa

Gurucharan S. Khalsa, Ph.D., internationally recognized expert in meditation, remembers his friend, John Mack.

UK Memorial Service for John E. Mack

by Elaine A. Steblecki

An account of the memorial service held for John Mack at Harvard’s Memorial Church in Cambridge. Reprinted from T.E. Notes: A T. E. Lawrence newsletter.

Remembrance of John E. Mack, M.D.: Stanislav Grof

Psychiatrist and pioneer of the holotropic breathwork technique, Stan Grof, M.D., remembers his friend, John Mack.

Dr John Mack in the Arts

A sampling of some artistic endeavors including plays and comic strips that reference Dr. Mack.