Qualifications 

Bachelor of Science (History) - Portland State University 

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Portland State University 

Master of Science (Forensic Science) - University of New Haven 

Brent Turvey holds a Bachelor of Science in History, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology,
and a Master of Science in Forensic Science. He is author of Criminal Profiling: An
Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis, first, second, and third editions (1999,
2002, and 2008). He is coauthor of the Rape Investigation Handbook (2004), Crime
Reconstruction (2006), and Forensic Victimology (2008), and Forensic Criminology (2010).
He is currently a full partner, forensic scientist, criminal profiler, and instructor
with Forensic Solutions, LLC, and Adjunct Professor in Criminology at Oklahoma City
University. He has consulted with many agencies, attorneys, and police departments in the
United States and throughout the world on a wide range of rape and homicide cases as a
forensic scientist and criminal profiler. He has also been court qualified as an expert
in the areas of criminal profiling, forensic science, victimology, and crime
reconstruction. He is currently a PhD candidate, researching Forensic Fraud, at Bond
University. 

Book Chapters

Constructing a victim profile, Forensic victimology: Examining violent crime victims in investigative and legal contexts (2009)

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As discussed in Chapter 2, in the study of crime, criminals, and victims, as...

 

Criminal profilers and the media: Profiling the Beltway Snipers (with Michael McGrath), Serial crime: Theoretical and practical issues in behavioral profiling (2009)

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Criminal profilers are regularly enlisted as the pundit of choice by media agencies reporting...

 

False allegations of crime (with Michael McGrath), Forensic victimology: Examining violent crime victims in investigative and legal contexts (2009)

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Having gathered data on the subject of false allegations of crime for more than...

 

Homicidal deviance, Crime and deviance (2009)

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The scrutiny afforded homicidal phenomenon of every description is all but immeasurable, whether in...

 

Intimate violence, Forensic victimology: Examining violent crime victims in investigative and legal contexts (2009)

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Domestic violence is a general term that may be used to describe physical aggression...