CRIMINOLOGY SUBJECT SPOTLIGHT
with Dr Laura Adnum from Liverpool Hope University
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Offender Profiling: Who did it? Join Dr Laura Adnum as she provides a fascinating insight into offender profiling - what it means, why it is important in solving crime, the psychology of offender profiling and its impact on the industry.
Dr Laura AdnumLiverpool Hope UniversityCriminology
1. What is offender profiling?
2. Misconceptions versus reality
3. Typologies of serial killers
4. Can you identify the offender?
5. Profiling explained
Bonus: Bridging the gap
Bonus: Responsibilities at a crime scene
About the university
Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope provides students with the best of both worlds; welcoming campuses within easy reach of one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. With a history dating back to 1844, the University is committed to a culture of research informed teaching within an environment that nurtures, supports and empowers students as individuals. The University has state-of-the-art facilities at both its teaching campuses, one of which is entirely dedicated to creative and performing arts. With single honours and one of the widest ranges of combined degrees, students can select their area of study according to their passions and career aspirations.Liverpool Hope University profile →
Meet the academic
Dr Laura Adnum
Dr Laura Adnum is a Lecturer of Criminology at Liverpool Hope University and her teaching interests include queer criminology, substance misuse and crime, and psychological criminology. She has been at the university for four years, having previously worked as an assistant psychologist in young people’s mental health, and a postdoctoral researcher in Glasgow. Her research interests are around drugs, alcohol and criminal justice, and historical criminal justice. Her most recent paper, written with a senior colleague at Liverpool Hope University, offers a comparative analysis of the final words of executed prisoners in England 1840-68 and Texas 1982-2004.
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