Jim Tucker

Bonner-Lowry Professor Of Psychiatry And Director Of The Division Of Perceptual Studies
The University of Virginia’s Division of Perceptual Studies

Dr. Jim Tucker is a board-certified child psychiatrist, a Bonner-Lowry Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia (UVA) and the Director of UVA’s Division of Perceptual Studies, where he is continuing the work of Dr. Ian Stevenson researching children who report memories of previous lives. He has published numerous papers in scientific journals and has three published books, including his most recent book, Before. He's presented before scientific and general audiences and has made a number of television appearances, including Good Morning America, Larry King Live, and CBS Sunday Morning. He was also featured in the Netflix original docuseries, Surviving Death. Dr. Tucker attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA degree in psychology in 1982, followed by a Medical Degree four years later. He then received training in general psychiatry and child psychiatry at the University of Virginia.

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