UFO Investigative Organizations & Publications
MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network, headquartered in Greeley, Colorado, is the oldest andlargest of the three groups. Established in 1969, it now has more than 3000 members, field investigators and research consultants worldwide. It publishes the monthly MUFON UFO Journal (Janice Currie, editor) and an annual collection of Symposium Proceedings. Membership dues of $50 per year (additional shipping costs required outside U.S.) include a subscription to the Journal. Clifford Clift, is the International Director. MUFON is located at 2619 W. 11th Street Road, Ste 21, Greeley, Colorado, 80634. Website address is mufon.com
CUFOS, the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, was founded in 1973 in suburban Chicago, where its co-founder, the late Dr. J. Allen Hynek, was a professor of astronomy at Northwestern University. CUFOS publishes the quarterly International UFO Reporter, the annual, refereed, Journal of UFO Studies, and the occasional monograph and book. The current scientific director is Dr. Mark Rodeghier. CUFOS is located at 2457 West Peterson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60659. IUR, the International UFO Reporter, edited by Jerome Clark, George M. Eberhart & Mark Rodeghier is published four times a year by the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies (CUFOS), 2457 West Peterson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60659. Each issue consists of 32 pages. Friends of CUFOS known as Associates support CUFOS with their subscriptions to International UFO Reporter.
FUFOR, the Fund for UFO Research, was established as a nonprofit corporation in the District of Columbia on August 1, 1979. FUFOR is not a membership organization per se. Instead, it raises and disperses research funds for proposals approved by a national board. Each year, the Fund also awards a cash prize, the Donald E. Keyhoe Journalism Award, to both the print and electronic media journalist whose work about UFOs is judged the best among those submitted. FUFOR also issues a number of reports and monographs each year, the sales of which support future UFO research projects. For further information, or an application for the Fund's journalism award, write the Fund for UFO Research, PO Box 227, Mount Rainier, Maryland 20712.
The UFO Research Coalition is a collaborative effort by the three main UFO investigative organizations in this country. Its goal is to share personnel and other research resources, and to fund and promote the scientific study of the UFO phenomenon. The coalition's members are MUFON, CUFOS and FUFOR, the Fund for UFO Research.
Other U.S. and International UFO Organizations and Publications
A detailed and comprehensive list of other UFO organizations and publications would be almost impossible. Interested parties should contact the following for specific information about any regular activities, local lectures, membership dues, subscription fees, methods of payment and so on, where not specifically mentioned. This list will be added to and corrected as needed. Publications and organizations are in no particular order at this time. Listing does not necessarily entail endorsement by the Mutual UFO Network or its Board of Directors. Any relevant Web site addresses are to be found elsewhere on this site.
CAUS - Citizens Against UFO Secrecy. Conducts Freedom of Information Act inquiries to obtain overnment-held information on UFOs. Publishes a quarterly journal, Just Cause, with an emphasis on historical cases and government documents, Barry Greenwood, editor. CAUS, PO Box 176, Stoneham, MA 02180.
SSE - Society for Scientific Exploration. Publishes the quarterly, refereed Journal of Scientific Exploration, which often contains UFO related articles. ERL 306, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305. Telephone: 415-593-8581 Fax: 415-595-4466.
SOBEPS - Societe Belge d'Etude des Phenomenes Spatiaux (Belgian Society for the Study of Space Phenomena.) 74 Avenue Paul Janson, B-1070, Brussels, Belgium.
Fortean Times - Bob Rickard and Paul Sieveking, editors. Goes monthly in April of 1996. Contains UFO material. US subscriptions at Fortean Times, PO Box 754, Manhasset, NY 11030-0754.
UFO Newsclipping Service - David Marler, Editor. Twenty pages of international UFO and Fortean newspaper clippings monthly. UFO Newsclipping Service, 12 Dorset Court, Edwardsville, IL 62025. Annual subscription rates: $60.00 US / $75.00 Foreign.
The Intruders Foundation - Budd Hopkins, director. Specializes in cases of reported abductions by extraterrestrial beings. PO Box 30233, NY, NY 10011.
CERO-Close Encounters Resource Organization- Yvonne Smith, Certified Hypnotherapist , Director, with hundreds of hours of regressive hypnotherapy sessions. Support group for individuals who have had an abduction experience. Founded in 1991, conducts monthy support meetings. (818) 383-6903, Yvonne@YSmith.com. www.YSmith.com Google "Yvonne Smith, hypnotherapist" for further information.
Ancient Astronaut Society - 1921 St. Johns Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois 60035-3105.
UFO Magazine - Vicki Cooper, editor. Newsstand monthly. PO Box 66970, Los Angeles, CA 90066.
Flying Saucer Review - Founded in 1955, FSR, "the international journal of cosmology and eschatology, and for the discussion of reports of unidentified flying objects and their alien occupants," is published four times a year.
UAPA - United Aerial Phenomena Agency. PO Box 347032, Cleveland, Ohio 44134.
The New Ufologist - Quarterly, US $20/yr. 71 Knight Avenue, Canterbury, Kent. CT2 8PY, England. Email: email@example.com.
The Cerealogist - George Wingfield, editor. Three times a year. Specialist Knowledge Services, St. Aldhelm, 20 Paul Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1DX, England. Ph/Fax: 01373-451777.
The Circular - (Crop Circles) Quarterly. Patrick Palgrave-Moore, 13 West Parade, Norwich, NR2 3DN, England.
UFOmania magazine, Didier Gomez [MUFON Midi-Pyrénées], gayo 81120 LOMBERS FRANCE. www.ufomania.fr firstname.lastname@example.org
The Anomalist - Dennis Stacy and Patrick Huyghe, editors. Quality paperback published twice yearly. Contains some UFO material. Dennis Stacy, PO Box 12434, San Antonio, TX 78212.
Magonia - John Rimmer, editor. The psycho/social point of view. Quarterly. John Dee Cottage, 5 James Terrace, Mortlake Churchyard, London SW14 8HB, England.
The Crop Watcher - Paul Fuller, editor. Bimonthly, crop circles and UFOs. 3, Selborne Court, Tavistock Close, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 7TY, England.