Douglas Starr
Douglas Starr

Douglas Starr is co-director of the graduate program in science journalism at Boston University and author, most recently, of The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science.

Science
Oct. 30 2012 7:16 AMDracula Was the Original ThugCriminal anthropologists inspired Bram Stoker’s vampire. He did not sparkle.
Science
Aug. 7 2012 5:21 PMCan You Fake Mental Illness?How forensic psychologists can tell whether someone is malingering.
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Feb. 26 2015 11:56 AM Why It’s Slatesters, not Slate-sters Overheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up its February style and grammar rulings.