Nicole Strickland currently resides in San Diego, California, and has been innately intrigued with the paranormal since childhood and has studied the field for many years. She has been actively investigating historical landmarks and private residences for paranormal activity since the early 2000s, after a profound experience with the spirit of her beloved grandmother. She is the Founder and Director of the San Diego Paranormal Research Society (SDPRS); and serves as the team’s EVP Specialist and historical locations case manager. Nicole has worked with various Southern California paranormal research teams prior to developing SDPRS in 2009. She is also a core member of the Ghost Research Society, headed by renowned paranormal researcher Dale Kaczmarek, and was appointed to the GRS Southern California Area Research Director position in 2009. Additionally, Nicole serves as a California Representative for the American Spectral Society and a consultant to World Paranormal Investigations.She is also a published author with the Ghost Research Society Press with her first book, Field Guide to Southern California Hauntings, published in 2009. Her second book, The Haunted Queen of the Seas: The Living Legend of the RMS Queen Mary was published in May of 2010. Nicole recently published her second book about the RMS Queen Mary historic ship, titled Spirited Queen Mary: Her Haunted Legend. Nicole’s 4th book, set to debut in 2017 by Schiffer Publishing, will talk about San Diego’s most historical and paranormal locations.