Media Work


Dr. Louis Franzini has been interviewed or featured in the following:

  • Local San Diego NBC affiliate
  • Local San Diego CBS affiliate
  • Local San Diego Fox affiliate
  • Local San Diego independent station (KUSI)
  • Local San Diego ABC affiliate magazine program
  • National Arts & Entertainment documentary “The Unexplained” on Arts & Entertainment network
  • National Public Education Network in Canada


  • National U.S. radio tour promoting “Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors” book
  • Australian radio promoting “Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors” book
  • National Public Radio (Milwaukee affiliate)
  • Local CBS affiliate talk show


Dr. Franzini has been quoted frequently in national and international print media, including the San Diego Union-Tribune, Boston Herald, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Parents, Parenting, and many others.

Public Speaking

Louis Franzini has achieved CTM status in Toastmasters International and has won competitive humorous speech contests in that organization.  He served as President of Laughmasters in San Diego, which at the time was the only T.I. chapter in the world specializing in humor.  Dr. Franzini has spoken to hundreds of local, national, and international professional associations of psychology, universities, corporations, and applied therapeutic organizations.  Internationally, he has spoken in Paris, Sheffield, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Hong Kong, Singapore, Jamaica, and Canada.  Of course, 35 years of university teaching also qualifies as front-line speaking experience.