Chris Rutkowski is a Canadian science writer and educator with degrees in astronomy and education. He has a passion for teaching science concepts to children and adults and enjoys bringing science “down to Earth” for the average person. Since the mid-1970s, he’s been studying reports of UFOs and other unusual phenomena, writing about his investigations and research in various media.
He has ten published books on UFOs and related issues, including Unnatural History (1993), Abductions and Aliens (1999), A World of UFOs (2008), the children’s book I Saw It Too! (2009), The Big Book of UFOs (2010) and is co-author of When They Appeared (2017), written with Stan Michalak. His most recent book Canada’s UFOs: Declassified (2021) details some of the most remarkable UFO cases investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the National Research Council of Canada.
Rutkowski has taught space and astronomy courses and is past-president of the Winnipeg Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. His research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He is an affiliate of or consultant with organizations including the Center for UFO Studies, the Galileo Project, the Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies, and the International Society for Transdisciplinary Studies on Ufology.
He is on social media platforms as @ufologyresearch and blogs about UFOs and related issues.