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Dr. James Gardner (1945 - ) was born in Queens, New York, the youngest of two sons. His parents were born in the U.S. but came from Italian, Irish, American Indian, Russian, and Cossack backgrounds. He received a BA from City College of New York (1965), an MA from Hunter College (1966), and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University (1972). He held teaching positions at Ohio State, Queensland University (Australia), University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), Cal State Fullerton, and Pepperdine University.
Dr. Gardner is the editor of JesusPolice.com and the author of "Jesus Who? Myth vs. Reality in the Search for the Historical Jesus" (2006) and "Mary Who? Searching for the Historical Mary Magdalene" (2008). In addition, he is the author of "Training Nonprofessionals in Behavior Modification", "PC or not PC", The Effects of Quality Assurance", Inside the Cuckoo's Nest", and "The Disposable People", as well as more than 100 articles that appeared in professional journals.
Dr. Gardner divides his time between California and Brazil, where he owns a 3,000 acre rainforest in Bahia.