RUSS BREAULT has been researching and lecturing on the Shroud of Turin for over 25 years. His highly acclaimed presentation known as Shroud Encounter makes use of over 150 superb images and unfolds like a CSI investigation.
The audience is intrigued as each clue is revealed and becomes another piece of a grand puzzle as the mystery of the Shroud is explored. Carefully designed to be educational and entertaining, Mr. Breault delivers a dynamic and fast-paced experience.
Mr. Breault has presented to hundreds of audiences from New York to Hawaii. College and university presentations include Duke, Auburn, West Point, State University of NY, Penn College of Technology and many others. He has also been a guest speaker at scientific societies including the American Chemical Society.
Mr. Breault has appeared in several nationally televised documentaries including Mysteries of the Ancient World on CBS. Most recently, he appeared in the highly acclaimed and EMMY contender, The Real Face of Jesus? —A two-hour documentary on The History Channel. Mr. Breault was both advisor and primary expert for this groundbreaking program.
He hosted and produced 12 episodes of The Shroud Report, a half-hour interview show with the world's leading experts.
He has participated in nearly every international research symposium since the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP) conference in 1981 and has attended all three recent public exhibitions in Turin, Italy in 1998, 2000 and 2010.
He is a founding member of the Shroud Science Group, an international consortium of scientists and scholars dedicated to further research until the mystery is ultimately solved.
Mr. Breault is the President of the Shroud of Turin Education Project Inc., which is dedicated to raising awareness of this profound mystery to a new generation.
As part of the education mandate, he also hosts an academic site for students to pursue their own independent research.