Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Other Sellers on Amazon
+ Free Shipping
+ $3.99 shipping
Serial Killers and the Aftermath Paperback – March 26, 2018
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
Customers who bought this item also bought
About the Author
Rosemary J. Erickson, Ph.D. grew up on a farm in South Dakota and went on to become a nationally renowned expert witness on violent crime. She received a B.A. in psychology at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She later received her M.A. in Sociology at San Diego State University, and then her Ph.D. in Sociology: Justice at the American University in Washington, D. C. She has taught at the American University and San Diego State University. She has also consulted and trained corporations and government agencies worldwide in crime prevention and written other books on crime and its causes. Prairie Patriarch: A Farmer’s Daughter Becomes an Expert Witness on Violent Crime was written by Dr. Erickson some years ago. It was only recently published to provide the backdrop for this book. Prairie Patriarch is about Dr. Erickson’s “roots” and the part her father, mother, and rural upbringing brought about in developing her character, values, determination, and interest in researching and testifying about violent crime. Because this book is written by a sociologist, it is believed to be suitable as a supplementary text for the sociology, criminology, law enforcement, or law student interested in crime and the criminal justice system, and a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a female expert witness on violent crime. Other Books by Rosemary J. Erickson, Ph.D. • Paroled but Not Free, Human Sciences Press, Behavioral Publications: NY. 1973. • Armed Robbers and Their Crimes, Athena Research Corporation: Seattle, WA. 1996.. • The Use of Social Science Data in Supreme Court Decisions, University of Illinois Press: Chicago. 1998. • Prairie Patriarch: A Farmers Daughter Becomes an Expert Witness on Violent Crime. Amazon.com/createspace.com, 2017. • Related Chapter in a Book: “Target Selection by Criminal Groups and Gang’s” in Handbook of Forensic Sociology and Psychology by Stephen J. Morewitz and Mark L. Goldstein. Springer Publication: NY, 2014. Athena’s website, which includes Dr. Erickson’s vita, is at www.AthenaResearch.com. Dr. Erickson’s author website can be found at www.RosemaryJErickson.com
Top customer reviews
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
Part memoir, part history and part heartbreakingly sad abuses, although set in academic review, Serial Killers and the Aftermath is sure to glue you to your seat.
Jerome W Freeman
The book then transitions to providing the reader with an understanding of the specific focus of study of a Forensic Sociologist and how it differs from the other social sciences and psychology-related sciences. This portion of the book is written like a text book, but "with personality" and a sense of humor
The last chapters take us into four of her serial killer cases. The cases are presented with a cool, gritty professionalism, the details of which are sometimes disturbing, even for an old, former Detroit cop. Her book provided me with information and insight regarding the "why" behind the creation of serial killers, psychopaths, and other violent criminal types that I've never had or even considered. After you have read this book, you'll never feel the same about a "Crime Novel" again.
Patrick DeVine, Security Expert