Richard Dolan Biography

Richard Dolan

An image featuring Richard Dolan, a bearded man wearing glasses, in a portrait.Richard Dolan is a prominent figure in the field of UFO (Unidentified Flying Object) research and advocacy for government disclosure. He is best known for his comprehensive historical analysis of the UFO phenomenon in his multi-volume series, “UFOs and the National Security State.” Dolan’s work is characterized by his meticulous research and balanced approach to the subject, blending historical detail with a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding UFO sightings and government responses.

Dolan’s interest in UFOs began as an academic pursuit. He holds a master’s degree in history from the University of Rochester, where his focus on Cold War studies inadvertently led him to explore the UFO phenomenon. This exploration turned into a lifelong passion and career, making him one of the most respected voices in the UFO community. His work extends beyond books to include lectures, articles, and appearances on numerous documentaries and radio shows.

One of Dolan’s key contributions to the field is his analysis of the implications of UFOs on national security and government transparency. He advocates for open disclosure of government records related to UFOs and has been a critical voice in the movement pushing for more government transparency. His work has not only enlightened enthusiasts but has also brought a scholarly rigor to a field often mired in speculation and conspiracy theories.

In addition to his historical research, Dolan has also explored the future implications of the UFO phenomenon in his book “A.D. After Disclosure,” co-authored with Bryce Zabel. This work delves into the societal, technological, and political changes that might occur if the existence of UFOs and extraterrestrial life were publicly acknowledged by governments worldwide.

Richard Dolan’s influence in the UFO research community is undeniable. His dedication to uncovering the truth, combined with his academic background, has brought a level of credibility to a subject that is often dismissed or ridiculed. His work continues to inspire and provoke thought among those who seek to understand the mysterious and unexplained aspects of our world.

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Some of Richard Dolan’s notable books include:

  • “UFOs and the National Security State: Chronology of a Coverup, 1941-1973”
  • “UFOs and the National Security State: The Cover-Up Exposed, 1973-1991”
  • “A.D. After Disclosure: The People’s Guide to Life After Contact”

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