Understanding Extreme Violence: An Introduction to Murder

April 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
John Simms Community Centre
8 Avenue Westminster S
Montréal-Ouest, QC H4X 1Y5
Free for members of the SJLS, $12 for non-members

Professor Shtull will provide insight into the various forms of murder including mass shootings, intimate partner homicides and serial killings. The general characteristics, patterns and trends  of these crimes will be discussed.

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 New York City Police Department; the Criminal Justice Research Center; the Vermont Department of Corrections; the Vermont Children’s Alliance and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program.

Professor Shtull is a Past President of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences and was the recent recipient of their 2018 Fellow Award for “outstanding teaching and scholarship.”

Dr. Shtull has taught a course on murder for the past 20 years and is a sought after expert on violent crime.

She often appears in the news media 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.

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