Sharon Sergeant (born 1947) is a forensic genealogist who specialises in researching and tracing international fraud cases, property settlements, and provenance of artifact collections. Her expertise involves biographical research for historians, publishers, authors, and journalists. She attended Northeastern University and received a bachelor's degree from Boston University. She lives in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Sergeant is Director of Programs for the Massachusetts Genealogical Council, and has been an adjunct professor at Boston University, lecturing on problem-solving techniques and technology. She is a forensic genealogist at IdentiFinders and owner of AncestralManor.com, and a systems engineering consultant at General Voice and Epodworks. She has worked in the fields of provenance, transportation systems, historical migration patterns, and artificial intelligence applications.
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- Barbara Taormina. "Bad moon rising: The truth behind a Holocaust hoax," The Daily News Tribune, Mar. 7, 2008.
- Blake Eskin. "Crying Wolf Why did it take so long for a far-fetched Holocaust memoir to be debunked?" Slate, Feb 29, 2008.
- Blake Eskin, "The Girl Who Cried Wolf: A Holocaust fairy tale," Boston Magazine, September 2008. 
- Kayla Habermehl, "MSU professor debunks couple’s Holocaust hoax," The State News, January 14, 2009.
- Caleb Daniloff, "Untrue stories: a Genealogist Reveals the Truth About Three Holocaust Memoirs: They're Fiction" Bostonia Summer 2008