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Stephen P. Ryder
Stephen P. Ryder, Executive Editor
Email: sprydercasebook.org

I began Casebook: Jack the Ripper in 1996, originally as just a place to showcase several articles I'd written on the subject of the so-called "Maybrick diary". As time wore on, I continued researching the case, and with the help of many other enthusiasts, the Casebook quickly blossomed into the premiere web site on the subject of Jack the Ripper. The site has been featured in The Sunday Times (London), the New York Times, Yahoo Internet Life, The Jerusalem Post, Showtime Television, Britannica encyclopedia, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, A&E, National Public Radio, BBC News, People magazine and countless other media outlets around the world. More than 1.3 million people visit Casebook: Jack the Ripper every year.

I am available for television, radio and print interviews, and often work as an historical consultant for documentaries, film projects, and other media products. If you would like to contact me, you may do so via email at sprydercasebook.org.




Robert Anderson
Robert Anderson, Casebook Wiki Managing Editor

Mr. Anderson holds degrees from Brown and Harvard Universities. After grad school, he spent a twenty year career on Wall Street working for Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Furman Selz. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of several biotech firms, most notably BioChemics Inc. BioChemics recently received the 2010 Drug Development and Delivery Innovative Technology Award from Drug Development and Delivery magazine.

Robert became interested in the case in the late 70s after reading JTR The Final Solution in his father's library. He has continued to expound a series of unsound solutions to this very day. He was a senior moderator at JTR Forums for the past three years, and was recently a commentator in Jack the Ripper: The Definitive Documentary.

Mr. Anderson resides in Manhattan with his wife Siew Kim and three children.




Alexander Chisholm
Alexander Chisholm, Editor

I first discovered this fantastic site soon after its inception in 1996 and have been hooked ever since. So I couldn't believe my luck when, in spring 2004, Stephen offered me the opportunity to be more closely involved in the Casebook's development.

Over the years my main areas of interest have become focused on the origin and early development of Ripper stories, as presented in newspapers of the time, and theatrical performances of the likes of Richard Mansfield's Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde in 1888.

In addition to late nineteenth century social & cultural history, I have an abiding interest in the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion and the British Civil Wars of the 17th century. I flatter myself that I'm a reasonably competent portrait painter, and I know I'm football daft (soccer to some) as a lifelong supporter of Glasgow Rangers. When not otherwise occupied, I simply wallow in the tranquillity of the Scottish countryside in which I'm lucky enough to live, along with my long-suffering good lady wife and our now not so little darlings.

Alex is also the co-author of The News from Whitechapel, along with Christopher Michael diGrazia and David Yost.




Christopher Scott
Christopher Scott, Editor

Born in 1949 in Surrey, England, I now live in the seaside town of Ramsgate, Kent. Having written in various forms since the age of 14, the majority of my output to date has been for theatre. I trained as an actor and have run both a local youth theatre and my own theatre group. A number of plays, for which I was fortunate enough to receive adjudicators' awards, were entered for the annual Kent One Act Festival.

"The King Sword" is my first novel and will be the first of six novels telling of the adventures of Doran and his companions. My main employment at present is as a database programmer but it is my hope and intention to work full time as a writer as soon as this is viable.

Apart from fiction writing, I am also a criminology researcher and am a regular contributor to "The Ripperologist" magazine. My other main interests are genealogy, reading, music in many forms and IT pursuits such as programming and web design.