Ruth E. Kastner earned her M.S. in Physics and Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Maryland. Since that time, she has taught widely and conducted research in Foundations of Physics, particularly in interpretations of quantum theory. She was one of three winners of the 2021 Alumni Research Award at the University of Maryland, College Park (https://alumni.umd.edu/news/research-award-ruth-kastner-82-ms-92-phd-99) . She is the author of 3 books: The Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Theory: The Reality of Possibility (Cambridge University Press, 2012; 2nd edition just published, 2022), Understanding Our Unseen Reality: Solving Quantum Riddles (Imperial College Press, 2015); and Adventures In Quantumland: Exploring Our Unseen Reality (World Scientific, 2019). She has presented talks and interviews throughout the world and in video recordings on the interpretational challenges of quantum theory, and has a blog at transactionalinterpretation.org. She is also a dedicated yoga practitioner and received her 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Instructor Certification in February, 2020.
Interviews with Jeffrey Mishlove, host of New Thinking Allowed:
Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics and Possibility
The Transactional Interpretation of Quantum Theory
Interview with Al Scott on the Rational View:
Presentation at U Pittsburgh--Center for Philosophy of Science:
Curing Several Diseases of Physics With One Simple Remedy
Presentation at The Power of Synergy Space Symposium (2018):
Interview on Axioms on Trial:
Ep. 88 Quantum theory and philosophy of science with Dr. Ruth Kastner
Interview with Gayle Kimball in connection with her book The Mysteries of Reality: Dialogues with Visionary Scientists:
Talk at Chapman University Workshop, 2019: "Quantum Paradoxes: To Resolve or To Acquiesce?":
Quantum Paradoxes: To Resolve or To Acquiesce?