E. Fowler (born November 11, 1933, in Salem, Massachusetts)
is an author and UFO researcher.
He received a B.A. degree in
Liberal Arts from
Gordon College (Massachusetts). He graduated
with honors when he received the degree Magna Cum Laude.
His working career was spent working
on U.S. government projects,
including the Minuteman Project weapons system.
is best known for his UFO investigations including documenting
Andreasson Luca Alien Abduction case which
was documented and written about by Fowler. Fowler also
investigated and wrote about the Allagash
served as Director of Scientific Investigations for MUFON
and authored an older edition of the MUFON
Field Investigators Manual. He also served
as the Scientific Associate for the Center
for UFO Studies.
Allen Hynek, who developed the Hynek
UFO classification system (see Close
Encounter), recognized Fowler as one of
the outstanding investigators in the UFO field. "An
outstanding UFO investigator ... I know of no one who
is more dedicated, trustworthy or persevering,"
Hynek said about Fowler's
was recognized for his many
and his work in Astronomy,
and his private observatory was featured in the
Fowler also taught off-campus
courses in Astronomy and UFOs at his Massachusetts home.
He continues to teach amateur
astronomy at his private observatory located
at his Kennebunk, Maine home.
in life, Fowler wrote about being an abductee, and offered
this information in his book UFO
Testament: Anatomy of an Abductee. During an
interview with Rosemary Guiley, Fowler listed some of
his abduction experiences. Some of those experiences seem
to correlate with other abductee testimony such as Betty
and Barney Hill abduction or Betty
claim of being an abductee, and his UFO research, was
not always welcomed by family members. His contributions
to the UFO field stopped after the publication of The
Watchers, in which Fowler acknowledged his
UFO abduction experiences. For a brief time, Fowler's
own grandchildren were not allowed to visit his home.
Things have since resolved and the family has once again
UFOs: Interplanetary Visitors,
The Andreasson Affair,
Casebook of a UFO Investigator,
The Andreasson Affair
- Phase Two, 1983
The Allagash Abductions,
The Watchers II,
The Andreasson Legacy,
The Melchizedek Connection,
UFO Testament: Anatomy
of an Abductee, 2002