Scholar for Life Series

This public lecture series is in partnership between UW-Manitowoc and the Lester Public Library. The series meets the mission of both institutions; in essence, providing access to lifelong learning that enhances our lives and community.

Scholar for Life programs are hosted in the Lester Public Library’s Community Room.

No registration is required.

Psychology Small

Serial Killers on the Couch

Tuesday, April 24 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Paul Emmett, Serial Killers on the Couch explores the complex compulsions of men who need to kill women. By considering subtle crime scene clues as well as hidden suggestions in the comments of the killers themselves, this study presents innovative theories concerning the darkest motivations of these darkest of killers.


Professor of English Paul Emmett received his B.S. and M.A. from Loyola University. He also received an M.S. from Illinois Institute of Technology. He completed his Ph.D. at University of Chicago.