Dr. Eric Hickey is the Dean of the California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University where he currently teaches seminars in profiling psychopaths, sex offenders and sexual
predators. Dr. Hickey has taught many courses in criminal personalities, sex crimes and paraphilia, homicide, and psychopathology in several universities and colleges, as well as for jail and prison staff.
Dr. Hickey has considerable field experience working with the criminally insane, psychopaths, sex offenders and other habitual criminals. Dr. Hickey publishes books, articles and lectures extensively on the etiology of violence and serial
crime. The 6th edition of his book, “Serial Murderers and Their Victims”, is used as a teaching tool in universities and by law enforcement in studying the nature of violence, criminal personalities and victim-offender relationships. His expertise is regularly sought by the media including appearances on CNN, Larry King Live, 20/20, A&E, True TV, and Discovery.
Dr. Hickey consults with private agencies and testifies as an expert witness in both criminal and civil cases. He is a court qualified expert in paraphilia including pedophilia, fetishes, and sexual assault. Dr.
Hickey is internationally recognized for his research on multiple homicide offenders.
- Meet Dr. Eric Hickey! (2:00)
- Dr. Hickey shares his background with us. (4:20)
- Dr. Hickey discusses the reality of forensics. (8:30)
- Dr. Hickey discusses his relationship with his network of professionals in the field in and
- outside of Alliant University. (21:00)
- Culture today is discussed in terms of serial killing. (28:58)
- Offender attachment is defined in relation to serial killers, child molesters and rapists. (32:30)
- Animal cruelty and its connection to psychopaths is discussed. (33:25)
- The 6th edition of Dr. Hickey’s textbook, “Serial Murderers and their Victims” is discussed. (38:00)
- Stereotypes regarding psychopaths are analyzed. (41:00)
- Cultural Diversity and media in relation to serial killers is discussed. (52:00)
- Typologies are defined and examples are given. (58:00)
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