Mark Pendergrast

"Pendergrast is an affable guide on a wondrously labyrinthine tour. He explains complex phenomena with remarkable clarity, in a relaxed tone, and with a sense of humor." —Philadelphia Inquirer
"Mark Pendergrast, the ultimate free-lance journalist with an eclectic mind, writes about deceptively narrow topics that in fact have figured in world history for millennia." —Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Mark Pendergrast speaks at universities, schools of public health, business conferences, management seminars, and psychological meetings. His presentations are tailored to his audience but are always entertaining, thought-provoking, and challenging. Contact him to arrange an event. Click here for links to speeches, TV, and radio appearances. Click here for comments on his presentations.

A Generation Without Smallpox, Tewksbury, MA

Monday, May 17, 2010, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. — Mark Pendergrast will attend and sign copies of Inside the Outbreaks at “A Generation Without Smallpox,” at the Old Chapel, Tewksbury Hospital, 365 East St., Tewksbury, MA 01876.  This event celebrates the 30th anniversary of the certification of smallpox eradication and will feature those who helped make it happen.  For more information, contact Marilyn DelValle, 781-774-6733,