SCOTT BONN, Ph.D., is a criminologist, professor, TV news commentator, public speaker and author of the best-selling book "Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers." Dr. Bonn also authored the critically acclaimed book "Mass Deception: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq." His latest book, "Evil Guardian," is a crime/suspense novel with riveting true-crime sensibilities.
Dr. Bonn is an expert on criminal motivations and behavior and is highly regarded for answering the puzzling question of "why the perpetrator did it" in complex criminal cases. He examines many types of crime, including white-collar, state crime, terrorism, mass murder, sexual assault and serial homicide in his Psychology Today crime blog titled "Wicked Deeds" that has been read more than six million times around the world. He frequently provides expert commentary and analysis for the major news media and he has appeared in a number of high-profile crime TV shows and documentaries on A&E, Discovery Network, Oxygen and Investigation Discovery. Follow him @DocBonn on Twitter and visit his website DocBonn.com.