Photograph By Geoff Cowan

Photograph By Geoff Cowan

About Kylie Sturgess

Kylie Sturgess is a Philosophy teacher, award-winning podcaster and presenter / producer at community radio station RTRFM. She currently teaches creative radio and introduction to radio at a university in Perth, Western Australia.

Kylie investigates and reports on paranormal and pseudoscientific topics and how they intersect with popular culture. She blogs at Patheos, the academia, popular media, and faith website, on the blog "Token Skeptic" and is the President of the Atheist Foundation of Australia.

Kylie has lectured on teaching critical thinking, feminism, new media and anomalistic beliefs worldwide. In 2010 and 2012 she was the MC of the Global Atheist Conventions, and more recently has lectured at the New Zealand Skeptics Conference on science communication and skepticism.

In 2011, she published a book of podcast transcripts, "The Scope of Skepticism" and was awarded the Skeptic Magazine's Ockham Award for best podcast that year. Other projects include the 365 Days of Philosophy site, social media coordinator for IFLSLive in Sydney and social media wrangler and science blogger for ScienceRewired.