Judith A. Yates is a criminologist and award-winning true crime author who has lectured on crime and criminal behavior across the United States. Ms. Yates presented at the Annual A. Markle Symposium at the invitation of Dr. Henry C. Lee, the world’s foremost forensic scientist. Ms. Yates has appeared on the ID channel and Oxygen Network as an expert commentator for numerous shows and multiple local television and radio appearances. She is a victim’s advocate who does volunteer work on cold cases and missing persons. Ms. Yates is currently completing a Ph.D.