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Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


The Will to Kill: Explaining Senseless Murder

(with Jack Levin and Kenna Quinet ) Allyn & Bacon, Hourth Edition, 2011.


Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder

(with Jack Levin) Sage Publications, Second Edition, 2011.

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