R. Scott Decker
Scott Decker, Ph.D., retired from the FBI after a career investigating everything from stolen property to international terrorism. He began as a Special Agent on the streets of Boston’s Charlestown, an insular neighborhood spawning generations of bank robbers. Following September 11, 2001, he transferred to counterterrorism; most notably applying his doctorate in genetics to help solve the country’s deadly anthrax attacks. In 2009, he was awarded the FBI Director’s Award for Outstanding Scientific Advancement. His first narrative non-fiction book, Recounting the Anthrax Attacks: Terror, the Amerithrax Task Force and Evolution of Forensics in the FBI, is due for publication in the fall of 2017.