Stan Krippner is a pioneer in the study of consciousness, having conducted research for over 50 years in the areas of dreams, hypnosis, shamanism, and dissociation, often from a cross-cultural perspective, and with an emphasis on anomalous phenomena that seem to question mainstream paradigms. He is co-editor of Holistic Treatment in Mental Health (McFarland, 2020), Integrated Care for the Traumatized (Roman & Littlefield, 2019), The Shamanic Powers of Rolling Thunder (Bear/Inner Traditions, 2016), Working with Dreams and PTSD Nightmares (Praeger, 2016), Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence, 2nd ed. (APA, 2014), Mysterious Minds (Praeger, 2010), Debating Psychic Experience (Praeger, 2010), Perchance to Dream (Nova Science, 2009), and co-author of The Voice of Rolling Thunder (Bear/Inner Traditions, 2012), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Biography of a Disease (ABC-CLIO, 2012), Demystifying Shamans and Their World (Imprint Academic, 2011), Extraordinary Dreams and How to Work with Them (SUNY, 2002), Personal Mythology (Tarcher, 1988), and many other books. He has written over 1,200 scholarly articles, chapters, papers, and publications.
Krippner has conducted workshops and seminars on dreams and/or hypnosis in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, the Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Venezuela, and at several congresses of the Interamerican Psychological Association.