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Advanced Forensic Psychology: Criminal Behavior

In this ongoing course, we will discuss the psychology behind different types of criminal behavior.
Shannon Holleran, PhD.
182 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 96 learners
30 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does an "Ongoing" course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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Class Experience

I have a PhD in psychology from the University of Arizona. I've taught college classes for over ten years.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class focuses on criminal behavior. I will focus on the psychology behind why people commit crimes, but I will not focus on specific details of the crimes. For example, I may define a crime (such as homicide is where someone is killed by another person), but I will not give graphic details of the crime. There are also crimes which I will not cover such as crimes against children or those of a sexual nature. 

My focus is on the psychological research on what makes a person commit a specific crime. 
All of my source come from scientific research journals, specifically the Journal of Forensic Sciences (


Shannon Holleran, PhD.
Lives in the United States
Social/Personality Psychologist
182 total reviews
243 completed classes

About Me

Welcome! I'm a social/personality psychologist. This means I look at how the people around us and our personality traits impact our thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

I'm passionate about making psychology relatable to everyday life. In my... 
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