Katherine Ramsland

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Katherine Ramsland
Born Michigan
Occupation Crime writer, full professor
Nationality American
Genre Non-fiction
Subject True crime, supernatural
Notable works Confession of a Serial Killer, The Human Predator, The Mind of a Murderer

Katherine Ramsland is an American non-fiction author and professor of forensic psychology. Ramsland has written 60 books and more than 1,000 articles, mostly in the genres of crime, forensic science, and the supernatural.


She holds a Ph.D in philosophy from Rutgers University, as well as graduate degrees in clinical psychology, forensic psychology and criminal justice.


She has written on the subjects of serial killers, CSI, vampires, forensic science, mass murder, sex offenders and ghosts, and was a regular contributor to Crime Library.[1]

She directs the master's program in criminal justice and teaches forensic psychology at DeSales University. She has also worked as a therapist and she taught philosophy at Rutgers University.

She has appeared on most of the major TV networks and in The New York Times. She writes a blog, "Shadow Boxing," for Psychology Today.


Her book Into the Devil's Den, co-authored with Dave Hall and Tym Burkey, was named New Mexico Book of the Year in 2008.[2]


  1. ^ "Katherine Ramsland". Crime Library. Archived from the original on 2008-05-09. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  2. ^ 2008-2009, Announcement Two

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