About the author

Gini Graham Scott

<p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Gini Graham Scott has published over 50 books with mainstream publishers, focusing on social trends, work and business relationships, and personal and professional development. Some of these books include <em>Scammed </em>(Allworth Press), <em>Lies and Liars: How and Why Sociopaths Lie and How to Detect and Deal with Them </em>(Skyhorse Publishing, <em>Internet Book Piracy </em>(Allworth Press, <em>The New Middle Ages </em>(Nortia Press), and <em>The Very Next New Thing </em>(ABC-Clio). She published a series of books on homicide: <em>Homicide by the Rich and Famous </em>(Praeger Publishing; Berkley Books paperback), <em>American Murder</em> (ABC-Clio), and <em>Homicide: A Hundred Years of Murder in America</em> (Roxbury).</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Scott has gained extensive media interest for previous books, including appearances on <em>Good Morning America, Oprah, Montel Williams, CNN, </em>and hundreds of radio interviews. She has frequently been quoted by the media and has set up websites to promote her most recent books, featured at www.ginigrahamscott.com and www.changemakerspublishing.com.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She has written, produced, and sometimes directed over 60 short videos, which are featured on her Changemakers Productions website at www.changemakersproductions.com and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/changemakersprod. Four of her feature films, which are in release or have distribution arrangements, deal with social issues and crime.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Scott has a PhD in sociology from U.C. Berkeley and MAs in Anthropology, Pop Culture and Lifestyles, Mass Communications and Organizational/Consumer/Audience Behavior, and Recreation and Tourism from Cal State, East Bay. She has most recently received an additional MA in Communications in 2017.</p>