Kimberly Cook is a Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is co-author of Life After Death Row: Exonerees’ Search for Community and Identity (2012 Rutgers University Press). Her areas of interest include various aspects of capital punishment, restorative justice, wrongful convictions, and violence against women, on which she has published numerous research articles and book chapters. Kimberly is also a restorative justice practitioner. She is also currently finalizing a nationwide research project documenting the experiences of crime victims/survivors from cases involving wrongful convictions and exonerations.