linguistics, forensics, Unabomber, FBI, linguistic profiling, terrorism, violent mind, methodology, identity construction
Criminology and Criminal Justice | Forensic Science and Technology | Other Film and Media Studies
From article: [Editor’s note: Discovery Channel’s new 8-part series MANHUNT: UNABOMBER is about the FBI investigator Jim Fitzgerald who identified the Unabomber as Ted Kaczynski based on his writings–pioneering the use of what is now called forensic linguistics. The series stars Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany, and also features Chris Noth, Elizabeth Reaser, and Brian F. O’Byrne. Science & Film commissioned Syracuse University linguistics professor Dr. Tej Bhatia to write about the case. The series is available via Netflix and Amazon.]
Bhatia, Tej K., "Forensic Linguist Tej Bhatia on the Hunt for the Unabomber" (2017). Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 21.
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