International Society of Cryptozoology (ISC)

From Kook Science

International Society of Cryptozoology
Formation 1982
Dissolution 1998; briefly revived in 2004 by Greenwell
Legal status Defunct
Purpose/focus Cryptozoology
Headquarters Washington, D.C.; Tucson, Arizona
Key people Bernard Heuvelmans, Roy P. Mackal, J. Richard Greenwell
Main organ Cryptozoology (1982-1998); ISC News (1982-1996)

The International Society of Cryptozoology (ISC) was an American-based research organisation and transnational association, formed at Washington, D.C. in 1982 by Roy P. Mackal, J. Richard Greenwell, and others in order to "promote scientific study, education and communication among people who are interested in animals of unexpected shape or size or unexpected temporal and spatial occurrence."[1]

Selected Publications

  • Cryptozoology: Interdisciplinary Journal of the International Society of Cryptozoology. 1982-1998.



  1. ISC Constitution.