Robert Schoch

R SchochAssociate Professor of Natural Sciences & Mathematics


BA Anthropology, The George Washington University
BS Geology, The George Washington University
MS Geology and Geophysics, Yale University
PhD Geology and Geophysics, Yale University

Teaching interests: Natural science

Research interests: Geology, paleontology, evolution, environmental science, ancient Egypt and prehistoric/ancient cultures around the world

Selected publications:

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: SYSTEMS AND SOLUTIONS, fifth edition, by Michael L. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, and Logan Yonavjak. Burlington, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2013. xxiv + 694 pages.

FORGOTTEN CIVILIZATION: THE ROLE OF SOLAR OUTBURSTS IN OUR PAST AND FUTURE, by Robert M. Schoch. Rochester, Vermont: Inner Traditions, 2012. xi + 355 pages + 16-page color photo insert.

THE PARAPSYCHOLOGY REVOLUTION:  A CONCISE ANTHOLOGY OF PARANORMAL AND PSYCHICAL RESEARCH, compilation and commentary by Robert M. Schoch and Logan Yonavjak. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2008. x + 422 pages. 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: SYSTEMS AND SOLUTIONS, fourth edition, by Michael L. McKinney and Robert M. Schoch, and Logan Yonavjak. Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 2007.  xviii + 642 pages.

PYRAMID QUEST:  SECRETS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID AND THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION, by Robert M. Schoch and Robert Aquinas McNally (with appendices, pp. 211-333, by Robert M. Schoch).  New York:  Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, May 2005.  xii + 369 pages.


R. M. Schoch, 2013, Göbekli Tepe and the Origins of Civilization: Rethinking Our Distant Past. Edgescience #15, August 2013, pp. 4-13.

R. M. Schoch, The Enigma of Çatalhöyük. Fortean Times, no. 298, March 2013, pp. 72-74.

R. M. Schoch, 2013, Evidence of Early Civilization in Anatolia. Nexus, vol. 20, no. 2, February-March 2013, pp. 43-48, 83.

R. M. Schoch, 2013, Questioning the Status Quo. Veritas, January-February 2013, pp. 62-66.

R. M. Schoch, 2011, L’Enigma della Sfinge dei Carpazi. Fenix, September 2011, pp. 47-49.

R. M. Schoch, 2011, Stan Gooch e l’Eredità Neanderthal. Fenix, July 2011, pp. 40-42.

R. M. Schoch, 2011, Easter Island and the Afterlife. New Dawn, January-February 2011, pp. 59-66.

R. M. Schoch, 2010, Glass Castles and Fire from the Sky: A New Theory of Ancient Vitrification. New Dawn, Special Issue No. 13 (September 2010), pp. 51-59.

Other professional activity and/or awards:

Appointed an Honorary Member of Centro Studi Esoterici (Esoteric Studies Institute, Professor Antonio Virgili, president), Naples, Italy, November 2009.