robert_handROBERT HAND, PhD & MA, Medieval Studies, Catholic University of America; BA, Honors History, Brandeis University.

Mr. Hand is well known internationally for his extensive research, scholarship and work in the astrological community. He has been studying astrology and the history of astrology for over forty years. His particular areas of expertise are in classical medieval astrology and modern theory. 

Robert Hand is the author of esteemed works such as Planets in Transit, Planets in Composite, Planets in Youth, Horoscope Symbols and others is an American Astrologer, Author, Historian, Latin Translator and Lecturer, who's life's work, along with many awards and accomplishments, make him one of the foremost experts in the fields of Astrology, Geocosmic Research and Latin Translation.

In 1997 he founded the Archive for the Retrieval of Historical Astrological Texts (ARHAT), an archive that publishes translations of ancient and medieval texts pertaining to the ancient/classical/medieval study of astrology, ARHAT Media Inc. He also houses an extensive library of original texts and translations of dozens of ancient, classical, and medieval astrologers/astronomers, philosophers, and scientists./p>

Mr. Hand has also served as Chairman of the National Council of Geocosmic Research, and holds membership in other organizations including the Association for Astrological Networking (AFAN), the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR), the Astrological Lodge of London, the Astrological Association of Great Britain (as a patron of the Faculty of Astrological Studies). He is the current Chairman of the Board for Kepler College of Astrological Arts and Sciences./p>

Robert Hand lectures in conferences, seminars, and workshops worldwide and operates an astrological consulting practice in the Las Vegas, Nevada area. He offers professional astrological services to astrologers and the general public, using tropical, heliocentric, sidereal, Uranian, cosmobiological, Astrological Mapping and in mundo techniques with classical, medieval and modern methods.