Marc and his wife Lois celebrating Nikola Tesla Achievements

Marc J. Seifer, Ph.D., is a writer, university lecturer and also a handwriting expert. Dr. Seifer has been featured in The Washington Post, Scientific American, Publisher's Weekly, Rhode Island Monthly, Investor’s Daily, MIT's Technology Review and The New York Times. In Europe he has appeared in The Economist, Nature and New Scientist. With publications in Wired, Cerebrum, Civilization, Extraordinary Science, Lawyer’s Weekly, Journal of Psychohistory and Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Dr. Seifer is internationally recognized as an expert on the inventor Nikola Tesla (the subject of his doctoral dissertation) and the acclaimed biography Wizard: The Life & Times of Nikola Tesla.

Translated into eight languages including Russian and Chinese, Wizard has been called “serious scholarship” by Scientific American and “One of the five best books written on the brilliantly disturbed” by The Wall Street Journal. His Tesla biography is also “Highly Recommended” by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Dr. Seifer has lectured at the United Nations in New York, Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, at Kings College, Cambridge University and Oxford University in England, at the University of Vancouver in Canada, in Jerusalem Israel, Zagreb Croatia, Belgrade Serbia, Bethesda Maryland, City College of New York, Brandeis University, Colorado College, Wardenclyffe Long Island, LucasFilms Industrial Light & Magic, Cranbrook Retreat and West Point Military Academy.

 Dr. Seifer has appeared on the History Channel for his work on the Howard Hughes Mormon Will, on AP International TV for his analysis of bin Laden’s signature, on PBS, the BBC, Canberra in Australia and Coast to Coast Radio for his work on the inventor Nikola Tesla, and also web radio.

He has a B.S. from the University of Rhode Island, five semesters of graphology from New School University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Saybrook Institute. With over 35 years experience as a handwriting expert including a decade of work for the Fraud Unit of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, he has lectured before the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and testified in civil, criminal, state superior and federal court. Dr. Seifer is also a writer and visiting lecturer in Psychology at Roger Williams University.


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Midwest Book Review

When you're busy trying to make your fortune, being a suspect in a murder case can prove to be quite the distraction. "FRAMED!" tells the story of Stephen Rosati, a former bodybuilder trying to make his way as a real estate and fitness club mogul. But when he's accused of murdering a drug lord in Florida, his life spirals out of control as Marc J. Seifer details his story in this real-life courtroom drama. "FRAMED" is a choice pick for community library Criminology Studies collections and the supplemental reading lists for those seeking a true to life legal tale.