Dr. John  Bear

Dr. John Bear

Dr. John Bear is co-author of Degree Mills: The Billion-dollar Industry That Has Sold over a Million Fake Diplomas. He is an author, educational consultant and expert witness. Dr. Bear is author or co-author of 35 books with major publishers (Random House, Time-Life, McGraw-Hill, Harcourt Brace, and many more. ● EXPERIENCE: He is a world-known expert on diploma mills. He has over 40 years of experience in the business and education sector. He has an extensive business, consulting and publishing background. He has consulted the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on their investigation of diploma mills. He has appeared on Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, Today, Inside Edition, NPR interviews: Fresh Air with Terry Gross, and Late Night with David Letterman to name a few.● EDUCATION: He has a Ph.D. in Communication from Michigan State University; a M.J. in Journalism from University of California, Berkeley; a B.A., in Psychology from University of California, Berkeley; Reed College, physics and psychology major.