His formal education includes some college but no degree.
He enjoys fishing, hunting, dog training, gardening, and his family when he is not sharing cult awareness information.
Presented his doctoral dissertation about collective suicide in 2008.
Douglas Agustin was born in 1943 in Minnesota and continues to reside there.
A retired account manager, he engages in part time cult awareness consulting.
Researcher in Religious Studies at Dalarna University.
Director of Studies at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University and Co-founder of FINYAR (The Association for Research and Information on Alternative Spirituality), Sweden.
He has been a member of Free Minds of Minnesota since 1983 and served as the organization’s president for eight of those years.