The AISOCC welcomes Lee Mellor as new consulting member.
Lee Mellor is a Montreal-based PhD candidate studying violent offenders using a joint psychological/sociological approach. He is mentored by Dr. Eric Hickey of Alliant International University, one of the world’s foremost experts on serial killers.
Lee’s research focuses include
- (i) the psychopathic personality and crime scene behavior,
- (ii) sex crimes and paraphilia (specifically necrophilia and necrophilic-spectrum disorders),
- (iii) offender profiling,
- (iv)signature analysis, and
- (v) the sociological aspects of serial murder
He has attended workshops and training seminars under Dr. Robert Hare and Dr.Mary Ellen O’Toole.
Outside of academia, Lee has authored two popular true crime books on the topic of multicide in Canada – “Cold North Killers: Canadian Serial Killers” and “Rampage: Canadian Mass Murder and Spree Killing“. Currently, he is a contributor to and primary editor of the forthcoming textbook”Necrophilia: Global and Interdisciplinary Perspectives” alongside Dr. Anil Aggrawal and Dr. Eric Hickey.
Lee has consulted with the London Police Service on several unsolved cases, providing them with an offender profile, and has made many appearances on radio and television to discuss the topic of multiple and bizarre homicides. He is also the founder of The Concord Group – a listserv dedicated to connecting police, forensic psychologists, criminologists, sociologists and other related professionals across Canada, and is a member of the Multidisciplinary Collaborative on Sexual Crime and Violence.
Lee’s blog is here.