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What do we really think about murderers? Some famous cases analysed
Thu 23 February 2017, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
Refreshments from 5pm
Event runs from 6-7pm
Dr Jane Monckton-Smith explores some of history's most famous murderers and looks further into their cases.
Dr Jane Monckton-Smith is an expert in the area of homicide, stalking, domestic abuse and criminal investigation. She is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Gloucestershire and maintains a wide portfolio of professional activity, together with discussing high profile murder cases in local and national media.
Her work includes chairing Domestic Homicide and Mental Health Reviews and Inquiries, advising police at a local and national level, working with national stalking and homicide charities, and liaising with multiple organisations on their responses to domestic abuse, homicide and stalking. In tandem with this, Jane works with individuals bereaved by homicide who may need help with police and criminal justice processes, and also speaks with murderers about their crimes.
As well as speaking regularly in public and in the media, Jane has written numerous books focused on homicide and investigation. Her 2010 book, Relating Rape and Murder, was focused on the relationship between sexual assault and murder. She has two more books focused on homicide, and one on forensic investigation.