Fall Keynote 2018


"Demonic Possession and Exorcisms"

Richard E. Gallagher, M.D.


Wednesday, October 24


NDSU Memorial Union Great Room

All are invited to join us on campus for our fall keynote! Dr. Richard Gallagher will be speaking on "Demonic Possession and Exorcisms." 

National Catholic Register Article: "Help for Exorcists: How a New York Psychiatrist Battles Demons"


About Dr. Gallagher: Richard E. Gallagher, M.D. is a Yale-trained Professor of Psychiatry and a psychoanalyst at Columbia University. A past scientific adviser to the largest group of exorcists in the world, he has done hundreds of consultations to clergy of many different faiths. He also lectures widely on the topic of discerning the rare states of possessions by evil spirits and differentiating them from mistaken attribution of such attacks to the much more common medical conditions and especially psychiatric disorders.