Elliott Van Dusen

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Elliott Van Dusen has been captivated by both the supernatural and law enforcement since his childhood. He initiated his academic journey in parapsychology at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and later earned a diploma with highest honors from the Stratford Career Institute. Returning to NSCC, he became an associate instructor, sharing his knowledge in parapsychology. Following his graduation from Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminology, he received a recruitment offer from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Elliott’s law enforcement career was dedicated to specializing in major crimes such as homicide, sex crimes, and drug enforcement. Simultaneously, he continued to pursue advanced parapsychological training at prestigious institutions including the University of Edinburgh, University of Ottawa, Glasgow University, American International University, and the School of Parapsychology. Notably, he became only the second student in the history of the Rhine Education Center to obtain a certificate in “Investigating the Paranormal: A Scientific Perspective.” After 15 years of dedicated service, he retired from the RCMP, holding the rank of Corporal. In recognition of his multifaceted career, the late Stanton T. Friedman bestowed upon him the title of “Canada’s Fox Mulder.”

Following his retirement, Elliott pursued a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at Yorkville University. Presently, he serves as the Corporate Director of Paranormal Phenomena Research & Investigation, a nonprofit organization he established as a teenager.

Elliott is a prolific author, with three published books to his credit. His debut work, “Evil in Exeter” (2018), delves into a chilling investigation centered on a haunted Rhode Island family. Subsequently, “Supernatural Encounters: True Paranormal Accounts from Law Enforcement” (2020) and “More Supernatural Encounters from Law Enforcement” (2021) have cemented his reputation as a foremost authority in the paranormal field.

Beyond his literary pursuits, Elliott’s expertise garners the attention of television producers and production companies, rendering him a highly sought-after consultant in the paranormal entertainment industry. Notably, he assumed the role of Sphere-Media’s East Coast Parapsychologist in the television series “Repossessed!” His parapsychological work has graced notable platforms, including the Discovery Channel, The Globe and Mail, The Daily News, The Chronicle Herald, Haunted Magazine, as well as various podcasts and radio stations.