Michael Arntfield

Michael Arntfield is a former police officer turned criminologist, author and associate professor at Western University. Michael founded the University’s Cold Case Society – an unsolved crimes think tank – in 2011. His work focuses on what he calls “literary criminology,” the study of detective fiction like Sherlock Holmes in literature, film and television and how it can influence present-day criminal investigations. He routinely appears on the CBC’s The Fifth Estate and The National, and is the host of his own internationally distributed television series, To Catch a Killer.

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