Nash, Catherine S(tifler) (Mrs. Carroll B.
Nash) (1919– )
Professor emeritus of biology and charter associate of the
Parapsychological Association. She was born on August 31,
1919, in Woodbrook, Maryland. She studied at Goucher College,
Baltimore, Maryland (B.A., 1939) and Ohio State University
(M.S., 1950). In 1941 she married Carroll B. Nash. At the
time she finished her graduate work, she was a lecturer on biology
at Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, where she
remained until taking a position in 1958 as an assistant professor
of biology at St. Joseph’s College, Philadelphia, where her
husband also taught and had founded a parapsychology laboratory.
She conducted research in parapsychology, including some
joint experiments with her husband. She has taken particular
interest in telepathy and clairvoyance and published a number
of articles in the field.
Berger, Arthur S., and Joyce Berger. The Encyclopedia of
Parapsychology and Psychical Research. New York Paragon
House, 1991.
Nash, Carroll B., and C. S. Nash. ‘‘An Exploratory Analysis
for Displacement in PK.’’ Journal of the American Society for
Psychical Research 50 (1956).
———. ‘‘Relation Between ESP Scoring and Minnesota
Multiphasic Personality Inventory.’’ Journal of the American
Society for Psychical Research 60 (1960).
Nash, C. S. ‘‘Checking Success and the Relationship of Personality
Traits to ESP.’’ Journal of the American Society for Psychical
Research 52 (1958).
———. ‘‘Experiments in Plant Growth.’’ International Journal
of Parapsychology (autumn 1959).
———. ‘‘Report on the Second Annual Convention of the
Parapsychological Association.’’ Newsletter, Parapsychology Foundation
(September–October 1959).
———. ‘‘A Test of Adding Extrasensorially Perceived Digits.’’
Journal of Parapsychology 23 (1959).
Napellus Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed.
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.