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January 27th, 2011

Starr talks 19th Century CSI

Journalism

Douglas Starr, professor of Journalism, spoke with BU Today about the early scientific detective work that gave rise to modern day crime scene investigations. His new book, The Killer of Little Shepherds (Knopf, 2010), a nonfiction historical narrative, tells the story of the doctors who pioneered forensic science interwoven with that of a notorious serial […]


August 4th, 2010

Starr investigates origins of forensic science in new book

Journalism

This fall will see the publication of Professor Douglas Starr’s new book, The Killer of Little Shepherds (Knopf). The book, a nonfiction historical narrative, tells the story of the doctors who pioneered forensic science interwoven with that of a notorious serial killer who was apprehended and convicted with their techniques. The story takes place in […]