Ramsland unveils story behind the infamous BTK Killer on Nov. 7

Esteemed author Katherine Ramsland will discuss her latest book, "Confessions of a Serial Killer, the Untold Story of Dennis Rader the BTK Killer," at 12:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in room 101 of the Franco Building, Penn State Berks. This event is free and open to the public.

In this presentation, Ramsland will unveil the chilling details of Rader’s murders and provide audience members a rare glimpse into the making of a serial killer and the potential darkness that may live next door.

Ramsland is a professor of forensic psychology at DeSales University and an American nonfiction author who has written close to 60 books and more than 1,000 articles focused on crime, forensic science, and the supernatural. She also writes a column on investigative forensics for The Forensic Examiner and a column on character psychology for Sisters in Crime. In addition, she offers training for law enforcement and attorneys based on her extensive knowledge.

Previously, Ramsland was a regular contributor to Court TV's "Crime Library." She has appeared on numerous cable network documentaries, as well as programs such as "The Today Show," "20/20," "Montel Williams," "NPR," "Larry King Live" and "E! True Hollywood."

This event is sponsored by the Penn State Berks Criminal Justice Department. For more information, contact Debra Dreisbach, lecturer criminal justice at Penn State Berks, at 610-396-6322 or via email at dad[email protected].