About the Author
Mary Beth Wilkas Janke
Dr. Mary Beth Wilkas Janke is a former United States Secret Service Agent and current consultant in the fields of forensic and clinical psychology and professor at George Washington University, where she teaches Abnormal Psychology and the Psychology of Crime and Violence. With more than 25 years of psychology, security and investigative work, she has accomplished such varied feats as leading an inquiry during the “Iraqgate” investigation and an investigation for 60 Minutes on the Duke Lacrosse scandal, serving as the only female to ever officially protect a foreign president outside of the United States and creating a Stalking Risk Assessment Prototype for the Stalking Unit of Victim Services in Queens, NY, among others. Mary Beth holds a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from Widener University, a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Indiana University in Bloomington along with a minor degree in Spanish Language, following intensive studies at the Universidad de Sevilla.