Julie B. Wiest
BiographyDr. Julie B. Wiest is an assistant professor of sociology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She has studied serial murder for years, conducting original research for her master's thesis and doctoral dissertation and presenting findings at conferences across the country. Wiest published her first book in 2006, titled We Were There, an account of the World War II experiences of 30 veterans. She also spent nearly a decade working in print and electronic journalism.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
sociology of culture, social psychology, deviance and violence, gender, social media and mediated interaction, journalism and mass media studies