Dr. Karen is available for interviews, talks, and workshops to discuss the numerous topics she has researched and written about, including:

  • Language and linguistics
  • Society and culture
  • Folklore and urban legend
  • Religion and spirituality
  • Superstition and anomalous claims
  • Complementary and alternative therapies…and many more subjects.


Upcoming Appearances


Denver Comic Con

Denver, CO

June 30-July 2, 2017


Ghost Town Writers Retreat

Georgetown, CO

August 3-6, 2017


San Jose Atheists

San Jose, CA



Past Appearances




April 21-23, 2017



Denver, CO

October 28-30, 2016



Denver, CO

August 12-14, 2016



Denver, CO

March 25-27, 2016



Denver, CO

March 11-13, 2016


Mile Hi Con

Denver, CO

October 23-25, 2015


Colorado Horror Con

Denver, CO

October 30-November 1, 2015


Myths and Legends Convention

Denver, CO

August 14-16, 2015


Pike’s Peak Writers Conference

“Life After Death: Facts And Faiths”

Colorado Springs, CO

April 24-26, 2015



Denver, CO

April 17-19, 2015



“Scientific Mysteries” panel

“The Paranormal Investigation Process” panel

“Women are Ruining Science” panel

“Haunting America” talk

Denver, CO

March 27-29, 2015



“New Age Secular Cults”

Minneapolis, MN

January 23-25, 2015


The Amaz!ng Meeting 2014

“From Klingon to Close Encounters: Theories about Alien Language”

Las Vegas, NV

July 10-13, 2014


The Amaz!ng Meeting 2013

“What an Excellent Day for a Talk about Exorcism!”

Las Vegas, NV

July 11-14, 2013


The Amaz!ng Meeting 2012

“Talking to Tomorrow: Language and Prediction”

Las Vegas, NV

12th15th July 2012



New Orleans, LA

27th30th October 2011



Colorado Springs, CO

27th August 2011



Boulder, CO

7th May 2011


The Amaz!ng Meeting 9

Las Vegas, NV

14th17th July 2011


The Amaz!ng Meeting 8

Las Vegas, NV

8th11th July 2010


SkeptiCal 2010

Berkeley, CA

24th April 2010


Dragon Con 2008

Atlanta, GA

29th August to 1st September 2008