In August 2020, I received my Masters of Science in Criminology with a focus in Human Behavior. My master’s thesis was on high-profile US male serial killers and the potential impact that childhood trauma may have had on the level of violence and dehumanization they showed toward their victims. Here is a list of books I utilized in my research and paper.
Todd Kohlhepp is a former South Carolina real estate agent and convicted serial killer. In this post, I share a graduate school paper I wrote about his childhood background and how that may have led to his criminal actions and behavior. I also discuss his part in John Douglas’s 2019 book, The Killer Across the Table, published the year after I wrote my paper for my class in school.
Today, we welcome Katee Robert to the Okie Dreams site. Katee is the author of the chilling and suspenseful The Surviving Girls, book three in the Hidden Sins series. Check out our post for an exclusive interview with Katee where we discuss her new release, the Hidden Sins series, research, serial murder, and more.