Beth Walters

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
School of Psychology
M.S. Forensic Psychology

Since 2018 Dr. Bethany Walters has been teaching forensic psychology classes at Walden University, in addition to serving on student dissertations, and lecturing in the Forensic Psychology Insights Webinar Series. She graduated with her Ph.D. in Clinical Forensic Psychology, and her clinical work conducting psychological assessments and providing therapy not only provides her with first-hand knowledge of the practical application of theory to illustrate to students, but also prompts new research.

Courses Taught

FPSY 6102 - Intersection of Crime, Psychology, and the Law


PhD, Alliant International University

MA, Alliant International University

BS, Florida State University


Hickey, E., Walters, B., Drislane, L. E., Palumbo, I. M., Patrick, C. J. (2018). Deviance at its darkest: Psychopathy and serial murder.

Walters, B., Hickey, E. (2017). Pseudonecrophilia and popular print media.

Walters, B., Hickey, E. (2017). The development of homicidal necrophilia in Jeffrey Dahmer.

Walters, B., Hickey, E. (2016). Crime and the canvas: Depicting criminals and their punishments in the visual arts, from antiquity to present.

Walters, B., Drislane, L. E., Patrick, C. J., Hickey, E. (2015). Serial murder: Facts and misconceptions. Science and the Courts

Walters, B., Hickey, E. (2015). Homicide: A national and global perspective .


Palumbo, I. M., Drislane, L. E., Lilienfeld, S. O., Hickey, E. W., Patrick, C. J. (2017). Serial Murderer: Psychopathy at its Darkest.

Dalgleish, D. L., Holly, S. N., Kenworthy, T. M., Hickey, E. W. (2016). Risk assessment and child pornography offenders.