Dr Madeleine Castro has a BA (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology from Liverpool Hope University, an MA from Goldsmiths University of London and PhD in Sociology from the University of York. Her doctoral project looked at individual accounts of transcendent experiences. She is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Leeds Beckett University
Dr Hannah Gilbert has a BA (Hons) in Anthropology from Durham University, and a PhD in Sociology from the University of York. Her doctoral project looked at representations and experiences of the spirit world in British spirit mediumship. She is the director of Compassionate Wellbeing, and is currently writing a book about grief and the emotional characteristics of the dead.
Read the Extraordinarium interview with Madeleine and Hannah here