Tag: Doug Starr

Starr investigates origins of forensic science in new book

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… Read More

Student writers and magazines win SPJ awards

Have you ever watched a character on shows like Lost, Baywatch or The Office do CPR? In real life, the victims would die, says Meredith Sorensen, whose article “CPR: As Seen on TV” points out the flawed techniques the entertainment industry presents to the public as accurate portraits of modern medicine. Sorensen’s article in the… Read More

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