Murder and Multicide: A Primer

September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
St Jax Montréal
1439 Rue Sainte-Catherine O
Montréal, QC H3G 1S6
Free for members of the SJLS, $12 for non-members
Sam Browman

Professor Shtull will discuss the nature and extent of murder and multicide including spree, mass and serial killing. Insight will be provided into the definitions, motives and general characteristics of these crimes; as well as the use of murder as entertainment in our popular culture.

Penny R. Shtull, Ph.D. is a professor of Criminal Justice and the former Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts in the School of Justice Studies at Norwich University in Vermont. In addition to publications in police, criminological and psychological journals and texts, Dr.Shtull has consulted for various organizations and state agencies including the Police Foundation (Washington, D.C.), the New York City Police Department, the Criminal Justice Research Center (N.Y.), the Vermont Center for Justice Research, the Burlington Police Department (VT), the Vermont Department of Corrections, the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council and the Vermont Children’s Alliance and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program.

Dr. Shtull serves on the board of directors of the Crime Research Group and is a member of the Atypical Homicide Research Group. She is a Past President of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences and has served on the National Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Board in various capacities.

Professor Shtull has taught a course on murder for the past 20 years and is a sought after expert on violent crime. In addition to teaching, consulting and research, Penny often appears in the news media, international radio and has been featured as the expert/criminologist on the A&E true crime documentary The Killer Speaks. Her most current publications address violence and campus public safety and criminal behavioral profiling.