Mike Kropveld

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Michael Kropveld is Founder and Executive Director of Info-Cult / Info-Secte, an anti-cult organization based in Montreal, Canada, formed in 1980[1][2] after a friend became involved with the Unification Church and was subsequently kidnapped and deprogrammed[3]

Kropveld sits on the board of the International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA).[1]

Since the mid 1990s he has collaborated on the organizing of the ICSA annual international conferences on cultic phenomena.[1]

Among other publications he co-authored, in 2006, The Cult Phenomenon: How Groups Function / Le phénomène des sectes: L'étude du fonctionnement des groupes.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Mike Kropveld". Info-secte. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Shupe, A. and S.E. Darnell. 2011. Agents of Discord: Deprogramming, Pseudo-Science, and the American Anticult Movement: Transaction Publishers.
  3. ^ ... "<< Info-Cult/Info-Secte - Profile". csj.org. Retrieved 26 August 2014.