Kimberly L. Craft holds bachelor and master's degrees as well as a juris doctorate (law) degree. She also holds a Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache from the Goethe Institut in Munich. An attorney and legal historian, Prof. Craft has served on various faculties, including DePaul University and Florida A&M College of Law. Fascinated by the legal history of Countess Báthory's case, Prof. Craft has spent nearly a decade researching the details of her life and trial, and over a year translating the original source material into English. Prof. Craft brings a corrected history, as well as new and exciting source material, for the first time to an English-speaking audience.