Keynote Talks & Conference Presentations

Keynote Talks & Conference Presentations

* Denotes student co-authors

Sorochinski, M., Salfati, C. G., Gupta, S.*, Libretti, R.*, and Abrams, M. M.* (2018, October) Sex Worker Serial Homicides: Profiling The Crime Scene. Presented at the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology. Sarasota, Florida.

Salfati, C. G., Sorochinski, M., Libretti, R.*, Gupta, S.*, and Abrams, M. M.* (2018, October) Sex Worker Serial Homicides: Linking Series & Profiling Offenders. Presented at the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology. Sarasota, Florida.

Schanz, K.* & Salfati,C. G. (2017, November) The Situation: How Does It Define the Commission of a Crime? Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Osborne, J. R.* & Salfati, C. G. (2017, November) The (Un)usual Suspects: Placing Active Shooter Offender Characteristics in Context. Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Salfati, C. G. (2016,  April) Invited Plenary: Clinical Risk Assessment & Offender Profiling Joining Forces for More Comprehensive Assessments of Serial Sex Offenders. Forensic Trends in Health Care Conference. Drexel University, PA.

Salfati, C. G. (2016,  April) Invited Talk: Sex Worker Victims of Serial Murder. Forensic Trends in Health Care Conference. Drexel University, PA.

Abrams, M. M.*, Palmer, B.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2016, November). Patterns of Sex Worker and Non-Sex Worker Victim Selection: Relationship to Offender Characteristics. Poster presented at The American Society of Criminology, New Orleans, LA.

Osborne, J. R.* & Salfati, C. G. (2016, November) Connecting Active Shooter Offender & Incident Characteristics: Do Different Types of Offenders Commit Different Types of Incidents? Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Schanz, K.* & Salfati, C. G. (2016, November) Time and Consistency: What Does the Crime Timeline Tell Us About Behavioral Consistency? Presentation at the American Society of Criminology Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Schanz, K.* and Salfati, C. G. (2016, May) Serial Sex Offending and its Crime Timeline: Who Does What When? Presentation at the International Academy of Investigative Psychology 17th Conference. New York, USA.

Sorochinski, M. and Salfati, C. G. (2016, May) Consistency Vs. Inconsistency in Victim Choice: Using Victim Selection Patterns to Predict Offender Characteristics in Series With & Without Prostitute Victims. Presentation at the International Academy of Investigative Psychology 17th Conference. New York, USA.

Salfati, C. G. and Kunkle, C. (2016, May) Offender Profiling & Risk Assessment: Combining Forces to Strengthen the Validity of Behavioral Analysis of Serial Sexual Offending. Presentation at the International Academy of Investigative Psychology 17th Conference. New York, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2015, July). Invited Keynote: Investigative Psychology,  Evidence based  Practice.  British Psychological Society Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, Manchester, UK

Bibubolowicz, A.*, Schanz, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Victim Risk: Examining (In)Consistency of Victim Selection in Serial Homicide. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Curmi, T. M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Expert Testimony on Linkage Analysis: Does the Basis of the Expert’s Opinion Impact Juror Decision Making? Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Drawbridge, D.* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Conceptualizing Expressiveness and Instrumentality in Homicide: An Examination of Individual Behaviors within Hybrid Scenes. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Osborne, J.* & Salfati, C. G> (2015, November) Homicide Active Shooter Offenders & Mass: Connecting Offender Characteristics, Motivations, & Victim Selection. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Discussant: Thematic Panel: Examining Consistency Patterns & Linking in Multiple Homicide: From the Investigation to the Court. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Salfati, C. G. & Sorochinski, M. (2015, November) Sex Worker Victims: A Specific Target for Serial Homicide Offenders or Part of a Generalized Violence Pattern? Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Barnier, R.* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) A Thematic Comparison of Serial Homicides Involving Sex Workers and Serial Homicides Involving Non-Sex Workers. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Breulmann, H. M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Exploring the Relationship Between Ante & Post-mortem Crime Scene Behavior and Offender Characteristics. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Denisenkov, P.* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Patterns of Variability Across Behavioral Dimensions of Violence and Control in Serial Homicide. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Dorn, M. G.*, Thompson, A. A,* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Linguistic Styles of Homicide Offenders: Connecting Crime Scene Behaviors to Verbal Behaviors During Interrogation. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Robison, H.* & Salfati, C. G. (2015, November) Predictive Accuracy of Thematic Versus Individual Behaviors in Linking Serial Homicides. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Washington D.C.

Trojan, C., Salfati, C. G., & Schanz, K.*  (2015, June). Overkill, we know it when we see it: Quantifying excessive injury in homicide. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group in Clearwater Beach, FL.

Salfati, C. G. (2014, November). Crime Scene Analysis & Linking: Practice Informed Research and Research Based Practice. American Society of Criminology Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Sorochinski, M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2014, November). Linking in serial rape: Is consistency a must? American Society of Criminology conference, San Fransisco, CA.

Schanz, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2014). The CSI effect and its controversial existence: A mixed methods review. American Society of   Criminology in San Francisco, CA.

Drawbridge, D. C.*  & Salfati, C.G. (2014, November). Homicide Classification: The Expressive/Instrumental Classification and Hybrid Crime Scenes. American Society of Criminology 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Sorochinski, M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2014, June). Using behavioral trajectories to link serial rape offenses: A multidimensional approach. European Association of Psychology and Law conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Drawbridge, D. C.* & Salfati, C.G. (2014, June). Homicide Classification: The Expressive/Instrumental Classification and Hybrid Crime Scenes. Homicide Research Working Group 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Osborne, J. R.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2014, June). Putting forward a framework for studying active shooter events. Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Salfati, C. G. & Curmi, T.*  (2014, April) Linking Serial Crime: Contextual Issues during Crime Analysis, and its Admissibility as Expert Evidence in Court. International Academy of Investigative Psychology Conference, London, UK.

Sorochinski, M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2014, April). Away from categorical and towards a dimensional understanding of serial sexual offenders’ behaviours: Quantitative and qualitative differentiation. International Academy of Investigative Psychology Conference, London, UK.

Schanz, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2014). Offender-victim interaction: The role of situational factors in explaining behavioural (in)consistency. International Academy of Investigative Psychology in London, England.

Osborne, J. R.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2014, April). The environmental context: The role of situational factors in behavioural (in)consistency. International Academy of Investigative Psychology, London, UK.

Sorochinski, M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2014, March). Predicting behavioral trajectories across crime series: Interaction between sexual, violent, and control behaviors of serial sexual predators. American Psychology-Law Society International Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Salfati, C. G. (2013, April) Invited Keynote: Applying Offender Profiling Research to the Forensic Sex offender Setting. Pennsylvania Forensic Associates & SafeGuards Specialized Foster Care, Pennsylvania.

Salfati, C. G. (2013, April) Invited Talk: Profiling Workplace Violence: Applying Methodology to Identifying Patterns for the Purpose of Investigations. Academy of Critical Incident Analysis and Allied Barton Workplace Violence Conference, New York.

Curmi, T.*, Hannula, K*., and Salfati, C. G. (2013, November) Deconstructing control: An analysis of homicide crime scene behaviors. Poster session presented at the meeting of American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.

Schanz, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2013, November). Model deviant variables: What are they and how do they influence differentiation? Poster presented at the American Society of Criminology in Atlanta, GA.

Schanz, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2013, September). The CSI effect: The realities, the myths, and how it can affect you. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology in Ottawa, Canada.

Salfati, C. G. (2013, June) Practice Informed Research and Research Based Practice: An Overview of Research on Linking Serial Homicide. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group. Brunswick, GA.

Hannula, K.* and Salfati, C. G. (2013, June) Paths to Homicide: An Identification of Offending Trajectories Leading to Homicide and Implications for Offender Profiling. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group. Brunswick, GA.

Salfati, C. G. (2012, October) Invited Keynote: Graduate Studies Award Dinner. Graduate Dean’s List Ceremony, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York.

Bibulowicz, A.* and Salfati, C. G. (2012, December) Victim Risk: Examining the Behavioural Consistency of Victim Selection in Serial Homicide.  International Association of Investigative Psychology, London, England.

Scherer, J. A.*, Jarvis, J. P., & Salfati,  C. G. (2012, December). Practitioner Perspectives on the Use of Criminal Investigative Analysis.  International Association of Investigative Psychology, London, England.

Scherer, J. A.*, Jarvis, J. P., & Salfati, C. G. (2012, November). Myths, perceptions and realities in the practice of criminal investigative analysis.  Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL, USA.

Kearns, E.* & Salfati, C. G. (2012, November) Comparative Analysis of Behavioral Patterns in Single versus Serial Rapists. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, IL, USA.

Scherer, J. A.*, Jarvis, J. P., & Salfati, C. G. (2012, June). Practitioners’ Perceptions of Controversies in the Use of Criminal Investigative Analysis. Paper presented at the Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting.

Salfati, C. G. (2012, June) Chair of session: linking violent serial crime:  theory and practice. John Jay College of Criminal justice, International conference on Global perspectives on justice, security and Human rights, New York, NY.

Salfati, C. G. (2012, June) Linking Violent Serial Crime - Key Questions & Findings. John Jay College of Criminal justice, International conference on Global perspectives on justice, security and Human rights, New York, NY.

Dennison, E.* & Salfati, C. G. (2012, June) The Role of verbal And physical behavior in linking rape cases. John Jay College of Criminal justice, International conference on Global perspectives on justice, security and Human rights, New York, NY.

Kearns, E.* & Salfati, C. G. (2012, June) Linking serial rapes:  methodological issues on examining patterns of change. John Jay College of Criminal justice, International conference on Global perspectives on justice, security and Human rights, New York, NY

Scherer, J. A.*, Jarvis, J. P., & Salfati, C. G. (2012, March). Perspectives on criminal investigative analysis: From law enforcement investigations to case outcomes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology and Law Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Kearns, E. M.*, Salfati, C.G., & Jarvis, J.P. (March, 2012).  Serial rape: The relationship between geographic patterns, crime location, offender characteristics, and offender-victim interaction.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New York, NY, United States.

Salfati, C. G. (2011, November) Invited Talk: Behavioral & Victim Consistency Patterns by Serial Sexual Homicide Offenders First Annual International Multidisciplinary Collaborative Conference on Violence Research & Evidence-Based Practice: Sexual Homicide, Binghamton, NY

Salfati, C. G. (2011, June) Invited Talk: Moving Offender Profiling from an Art to a Science: Psychological Contributions to Investigations and in Court. Contemporary Forums & American Institute of Forensic Education - Forensic Trends: Psychiatric & Behavioral Issues, Washington DC. 

Salfati, C. G. (2011, June) Invited Talk: Offender Profiling & Linking Serial Crime. RAND, Santa Monica, CA.

Salfati, C. G. (2011, June) Invited Talk: Moving Offender Profiling from an Art to a Science: Psychological Contributions to Investigations & in Court. Contemporary Forums & American Institute of Forensic Education - Forensic Trends: Psychiatric & Behavioral Issues, Washington DC. 

Kearns, E.*, Salfati, C. G. & Jarvis, J. (2011, November) Serial Rape: The Relationship Between Geographic Patterns, Crime Locations and Offender Demographics. Poster at Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Washington, DC.

Amber Scherer, A.*, Jarvis, J., Salfati, C. G. (2011) Current Issues in the Use of Criminal Investigative Analysis: Preliminary Findings. Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Washington, DC.

Kearns, E.*, Salfati, C. G. & Jarvis, J. (2011, September) Serial Rape: A comparison of Euclidean and Manhattan measurement of distance by crime location type.  Talking Poster at 13th International Investigative Psychology Conference. San Francisco, USA.

Salfati, C. G. & Osborne, J. R.* (2011, June) The Homicide Profiling Index Revised to include Rape and Sexual Offenses (HPI-R): The Origin and Next Generation of Homicide Crime Scene Data Collection, Training Protocol, Evaluation & Implementation into Research Practice. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, New Orleans

Amber Scherer, A.*, Jarvis, J., Salfati, C. G. (2011, June) Current Issues in the Use of Criminal Investigative Analysis: Preliminary Findings. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, New Orleans

Salfati, C. G. (2010) Invited Talk: The Art and Science of Crime Scene Analysis. European Police College (CEPOL), UK

Salfati, C. G. (2010, October) Invited Talk: Offender Profiling, Past, Present & Future. Merseyside Police, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (2010, September) Invited Talk: Street Prostitutes: A High Risk Group for Violence. UK Network of Sex Work Projects (UKNSWP), Law Training Day. London, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (2010, May) Invited Talk: Offender profiling: The Psychological Blueprints in Crime Scenes Contemporary Forums & American Institute of Forensic Education - Forensic Trends: Psychiatric & Behavioral Issues, Las Vegas, NV.

Salfati, C. G. (2010, May) Invited Talk: Understanding How offenders View Victims in Behavioral Analysis of Violent Crime Contemporary Forums & American Institute of Forensic Education - Forensic Trends: Psychiatric & Behavioral Issues, Las Vegas, NV.

Salfati, C. G. (2010, March) Invited Talk: Investigative Psychology: Scientific Developments in Offender Profiling. 2010 CRINVE International Congress of Criminological and Investigative Sciences. Mantova, Italy.

Salfati, C. G. (2010, February) Invited Talk: Offender profiling: Past, Present & Future. SCAS. Bramshill Police College, National Police Improvement Agency, UK

Salfati, C. G. (2010, January) Invited Keynote: Linking Serial Crimes. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference.  London, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (2010, November) Linking Serial Homicide: Where are we & where are we going? The Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA

Salfati, C. G. (2010, November) Discussant on Panel: Offending Patterns in Sexual Homicide. The Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA

Osborne, J. R.*, Horning, A. M.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2010, June). Re-conceptualizing ‘Cooling-Off Periods’. Paper presented at the Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Horning, A.* & Salfati, C. G. (2010, June) Serial Homicide in South Africa: Victim Types and Behavioral Classification.  John Jay College's 9th Biennial International Conference: Societies in Transition: Balancing Security, Social Justice and Tradition: Societies in Transition: Balancing Security, Social Justice and Tradition. Marakesh, Morocco.

Paladino, A.*, Griffin, J.*, and Salfati, C. G. (2010, February) Behavioral themes in serial homicide:  An examination of victim risk levels. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Osborne, J. R.*, Horning, A. M.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2010, February). Influential factors on serial homicide time intervals. Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Diego, CA.

Trojan, C. & Salfati, C. G.  (2010, January) Linking Criminal History To Crime Scene Behaviour In Single And Serial Homicide.  9th International Investigative Psychology Conference.  London, UK.

Osborne, J.* & Salfati, C. G. (2010, January) Influential Factors On Serial Homicide Time Intervals. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference.  London, UK.

Horning, A.* & Salfati, C. G. (2010, January) The Role Of The Victim In South African Serial Homicide And Consistency. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference.  London, UK.

Sorochinski, M.* & Salfati, C. G.  (2010, January) Consistency And Change In Planning And Violence Behaviours In Serial Homicide:  A Cross-National Comparison Between South Africa And The United States. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference. 9th International Investigative Psychology Conference.  London, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (2009, May) Invited Talk: Offender Profiling: Function, Validity and Reliability. Contemporary Forums & American Institute of Forensic Education - Forensic Trends: Psychiatric & Behavioral Issues, Las Vegas, NV.

Salfati, C. G. (2009, May) Invited Talk: Linking Serial Crimes Through Examination of Motive and Behavior. Contemporary Forums & American Institute of Forensic Education - Forensic Trends: Psychiatric & Behavioral Issues, Las Vegas, NV.

Salfati, C. G. (2009, January). Invited Talk: Profiling Homicide. New York Police Department Detective Bureau Homicide Investigator's Training Course, New York, USA.

Boyd, K.*, Meterko, V.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2009, November). Evaluating Single-Offender Bias Homicide: A Spectrum of Offender-Victim Relationships.  Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Scherer, J. A.*, Drawbridge, D.* & Salfati, C. G. (2009, November). An examination of excessively violent crime scene behaviors in juvenile and adult homicide. Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Osborne, J.*, Horning, A.*, & Salfati, C.G. (2009, November) Measurements of Time Intervals (“Cooling-Off”) in Serial Homicide. Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2009, September). South African Serial Homicide. Session Sponsored by Developmental and Life-course Criminology Group (EDLC). European Society of Criminology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Salfati, C. G., Sorochinski, M.*, and Horning, A.* (2009, September). An Analysis of behavioural Consistency Across Series. Session Sponsored by Developmental and Life-course Criminology Group (EDLC). European Society of Criminology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Horning, A.* and Salfati, C. G. (2009, September) South African Serial Homicide: Consistency in Initial Offense Choices as Predictors for Thematic Behavioral Consistency. Session Sponsored by Developmental and Life-course Criminology Group (EDLC). European Society of Criminology, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sorochinski, M.* and Salfati, C. G. (2009, September) Behavioral Trends in Serial Homicide: Establishing Cross-National Comparability. European Society of Criminology, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Session Sponsored by Developmental and Life-course Criminology Group (EDLC).

Salfati, C. G. and Sorochinski, M.* (2009, June) Testing & Developing Empirical Models of Offender Profiling Using Facet Theory & Multidimensional Scaling procedures. Presentation given at the Facet Theory Association, Jerusalem, Israel.

Sorochinski, M.* and Salfati, C. G. (2009, June) The Utility of Facet Theory & Multidimensional Scaling procedures for Identifying Behavioral Patterns and Linking Serial Crimes. Presentation given at the Facet Theory Association, Jerusalem, Israel.

Salfati, C. G. (2009, June) Serial Homicide in South Africa: An Examination of all Solved Series since 1930. A Collaborative Project. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Amherst. MA.

Drawbridge, D.*, J. Scherer, A.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2009, June) A Comparison of Excessive Violence in Juvenile and Adult Homicide Crime Scene. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Amherst. MA.

Sorochinski, M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2009, March) Behavioral Consistency and Change Patterns: A Cross-National Comparison. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.

Horning, A. M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2009, March) South African Serial Homicide: Crime Scene and Victim Consistency. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.

Brannen, A.* & Salfati, C. G. (2009, March) The Influence of the Offender-Victim Interaction on the Rape Offender’s Behavioral Pattern. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.

Santa, M. C.* & Salfati, C. G. (2009, March) Souvenirs vs. trophies:  Examining behavior and offender characteristics using serial homicide crime scenes. Presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.

Colombino, N.*, Piekut, E.*, and Salfati, C. G. (2009, March) A Comparison of Sexual Homicide Behaviors based on Sexual Assault History. Poster at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA.

Salfati, C. G. (2008, December) Invited Talk: Project Update: John Jay College of Criminal Justice & FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit Behavioral Analysis Collaborative Research Project. Presentation given at the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, Quantico, VA. 

Salfati, C. G. (2008, July) Invited Talk: Offender Profiling & Behavioral Crime Scene Analysis. National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), New York, USA 

Salfati, C. G. (2008, June). Invited Talk: Profiling Homicide. New York Police Department Detective Bureau Homicide Investigator's Training Course, New York, USA. 

Salfati, C. G. (2008, March) Invited Talk: Offender Profiling. Society of Professional Investigators. New York, USA 

Salfati, C. G. (2007, October). Invited Keynote: Profiling Homicide. The Ministry of Public Safety and Justice of El Salvador. San Salvador, El Salvador. 

Neimeyer, E.*, Pepper, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2008, November). Avoiding Detection: An Examination of Adaptive and Maladaptive Behaviors in Serial Homicide. Poster at the American Society of Criminology Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Brannen, A.*, & Salfati C. G. (2008, November) The Influence of the Offender-Victim Interaction on the Rape Offender’s Behavioral Pattern. Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Horning, A. M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2008, November). South African Serial Homicide: Behavioral Consistency and Victim Types. Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Sorochinski, M.*, Salfati, C. G., Dupont, F.* (2008, November) Solved and Unsolved Canadian Homicides: A Comparison. Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Santa, M. C.* and Salfati, C. G. (2008, November) An Examination of Souvenirs and Trophies in Serial Homicide. Poster at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Trojan, C.* and Salfati, C. G. (2008, November) Criminal Histories of Homicide Offenders: A comparison of single-victim and serial homicide and the link to crime scene behavior. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Society of Criminology, St Louis, MO, USA

Salfati, C. G. (2008, November) Panel Discussant: Offender Profiling Research on Homicide. Annual Meeting of American Society of Criminology, St Louis, MO, USA

Salfati, C. G. (2008, June) Redefining Serial Homicide in Light of Recent Findings. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Huntsville, Texas, USA.

Sorochinski, M.* and Salfati, C. G. (2008, June) Studying consistency and change in serial homicide: Issues of methodology. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Huntsville, Texas, USA.

Horning, A.* and Salfati, C. G. (2008, June) Theoretical issues in Serial Homicide: Multiple and live victims. Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Huntsville, Texas, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2008, March). Offender Profiling & Behavioral Crime Scene Analysis: An Overview of Research. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Salfati, C. G., (2008, March). Prostitute Victims of Serial Homicide: Investigative Concerns. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Salfati, C. G., Labuschagne, G., Horning, A., and Sorochinski, M. (2008, March). South African Serial Homicide: An Overview of Characteristics. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Trojan, C.* and Salfati, C. G. (2008, March). Criminal Histories of Homicide Offenders. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Salfati, C. G.  (2007, January) Invited Keynote: Offender profiling. National Research Institute of Police Science, Japan. 

Salfati, C. G. (2007, November). Prostitutes: Vulnerable or Sexual Targets of Serial Homicide? Presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2007, November). Chair and discussant. Offender Profiling: Linking Serial Rape and Homicide, and the Link Between Previous Crime Specialization and Current Crime Scene Patterns. Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Magyar, M.* & Salfati, C. G. (2007, November). Linking Serial Rape: An Examination of Behavioral Consistency. Presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Sorochinski, M.*, Hoskins, A. A.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2007, November). The Consistency of Inconsistency in Serial Homicide: An Examination of Violence Escalation across Series. Presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Horning, A. M.*, Crawford, K.*, & Salfati, C. G. (2007, November). Homicide: Prior Criminal Specialization and Type of Crime Scene Behaviors. Presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Fisher, C.* & Salfati, C. G. (2007, November). Classifying bias: Utilizing Multidimensional Scaling analytic techniques to examine bias-motivated homicides. Presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Brannen, A.*, Posner, J.*, and Salfati, C. G. (2007, November) An Empirical Test of the Keppel and Walter’s Classification Model for Sexual Murder. Poster presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Paramelle, F. and Salfati, C. G.  (2007, November) Psychoanalytic and Behavioral Interpretations of the Role of Age of Victim in Sexual Homicides. Poster presented at the Annual American Society of Criminology Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Salfati (2007, June) Street Prostitutes: High Risk Victims of Homicide. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Fisher, C.* and Salfati, C. G. (2007, June) Linking offender behaviors at bias-motivated homicide crime scenes to their background characteristics. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group, Mineapolis, Minnesotta, USA.

Frei, A.* & Salfati, C. G. (2007, March) Behavioral consistency among single offense and serial offense rapists: Behavior evidence and its implications for rape investigation. Presented at the American Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Salfati, C. G.  (2006, November) Chair of Symposium: Linking Serial Homicide. American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Chair of Symposium: Sexual Homicide. American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Salfati, C. G.,  Petee, T., & Field, J. L.* (2006, November) Serial and spree homicide: Different crimes or all serial crimes? Presentation at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Hoover, S.*, Salfati, C. G., and Sackman, B. T. (2006, November) Medical serial murder. Presentation at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Ceballos, F. M.*, Trojan, C.*, and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Relation of Criminal History to Distance Travelled to Body Disposal Site in Serial Homicide. Presentation at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Park, J.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Sexual Homicide: Differentiating Crime Scene Actions. Presentation at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Guilbault, A.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Prostitute homicide. Presentation at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Fisher, C.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Bias Homicide. Presentation at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Caldwell, A. and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Discerning Homicide Motivation Through Understanding the Relationship between Overt and Covert Sexual Crime Scene Behaviors. Poster presented at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Horning, A. M.*, Crawford, K.* & Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Single Homicide: Prior Criminal Specialization and Crime Scene Behaviors. Poster presented at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Sporer, C.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Gender and Serial Murder. Poster presented at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Field, J. L.*, Johnson. L.*, Kim, S.*, and Salfati, C. G. (2006, November) Examining Expressiveness and Instrumentality in Serial Murder and Distances Travelled by Offenders. Poster presented at American Society of Criminology Conference, Los Angeles, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2006, June) Offender Profiling: An Overview of Research To Date. Presentation at Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Richmond, USA.

Park, J.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, June) Sexual Homicide. Poster presented at Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Richmond, USA.

Mondshein, L.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, March). Using victim demographics to link serial crime scenes. Paper presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

Heiman, S.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, March). Linking serial homicide: A multidimensional analysis of post-mortem criminal behavior themes. Poster session presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

Park, J.* and Salfati, C. G. (2006, March). Intrafamilial versus Stranger Homicides: The Difference in Crime Scene Behaviors. Poster session presented at the annual American Psychology-Law Society conference, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2005, December) Invited Plenary Talk: Linking Serial Murder. 8th International Investigative Psychology Conference. London, UK. 

Salfati, C. G. (2005, August) Invited Poster: Linking Serial Homicide. Poster Presented at the FBI National Centre for the Analysis of Violent Crime Symposium on Serial Homicide, San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

Salfati, C. G. (April 2005) Invited Talk: Linking Serial Murder: An Update of the Latest Research. Forensic Psychology Research Forum, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, USA. 

Salfati, C. G.  and Bateman, A. (2005, November) Linking Serial Homicide. American Society of Criminology Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Baumgartner, K. C., Ferrari, S., and Salfati, C. G. (2005, June) Baysian Networks Modeling of Offender Behavior for Criminal Profiling.

Salfati, C. G. (2005, June ) Chair of Panel: Multidimensional Analysis of Homicide Crime Scenes. Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (2005, June ) The Homicide Profiling Index (HPI): A Coding Dictionary Framework for Homicide Crime Scene Analysis. Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Hoover, S.* and Salfati, C. G. (2005, June) A Behavioral Comparison of Single and Serial Homicide. Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Park, J.* and Salfati, C. G. (2005, June ) Intrafamilial versus Stranger Homicides: The Difference in the Offender Demographics and Crime Scene Actions. Homicide Research Working Group Annual Meeting, Orlando, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (May 2004) Invited Talk: Linking Serial Murder. 2nd International Conference on Offender Profiling, IPACC. Paris, France. 

Salfati, C. G. (March 2004) Invited Talk: Offender Profiling: An Update of the Latest Research Forensic Psychology Research Forum, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, USA. 

Hoover, S.* and Salfati, C. G. (November 2004) Comparing Single and Serial Murder. American Society of Criminology Conference, Nashville, USA.

Salfati, C. G. and Bateman, A.* (November 2004)  Behavioral Consistency in Serial Murder. American Society of Criminology Conference, Nashville, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (February 2004) Homicide Crime Scene Analysis: An Examination of Culturally  Diverse Offence Behaviours. 3rd International Crime and Criminal Justice Conference in the Caribbean, Jamaica.

Salfati, C. G. (April 2002) Invited Talk: Profiling Rape. Nexus Conference, London, UK 

Salfati, C. G. (November 2002) Invited Talk: Profiling Rape. Nexus Conference, Manchester, UK. 

Salfati, C. G. (November 2002) Profiling US Homicide. Presented at Presidential Panel, American Society of Criminology Conference, Chicago, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (September 2002) Offender Interaction with Victims in Homicide. European Society of Criminology, Toledo, Spain.

Salfati, C. G. (June, 2002) Homicide: Patterns of Offender Behaviours Towards Victims, 7th International Investigative Psychology Conference, Liverpool, UK

Salfati, C. G. (April 2002) Sexual Abuse Committed by Young People: Current and Future Approaches to Classification. British Psychological Society’s Division of Forensic Psychology, Manchester, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (February 2002) Sexual homicide (Investigative Psychology Seminar on profiling Violent Crime, Liverpool, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (October 2001) Invited Talk: Profiling Homicide: Behavioural and Narrative Approaches. Mental Health Liaison Projects, Bury Health Care NHS Trust, 3rd National Conference “Effective Multidisciplinary Working in Suicide and Homicide. Bolton, UK. 

Salfati, C. G. (January 2001) The Nature Of Expressiveness And Instrumentality In Homicide, And It’s Implications For Offender Profiling. 6th International Investigative Psychology Conference, Liverpool, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (November 2000) Homicide and Sexual Homicide. American Society of Criminology Conference. San Francisco, USA.

Salfati, C. G. and Taylor, P.* (November 1999) Differentiating Sexual Violence: Comparing Sexual Homicide & Rape. American Society of Criminology Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Salfati, C. G. (July 1999) Thoughts About Crime: The Young Offender’s Perceptions of Their Criminal Lifestyle. European Association of Psychology and Law Annual Conference. Dublin, Ireland.

Salfati, C. G. (June 1999)) The Nature Of Expressiveness And Instrumentality In Homicide, And It’s Implications For Offender Profiling. Homicide Research Working Group Annual meeting,  FBI Academy.  Quantico, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (November 1998) Informed Offender Profiling System (IOPS): Inferring Offender Characteristics from Crime Scene Actions. American Society of Criminology Annual Conference. Washington DC, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (November 1998) Homicide Crime Scene Actions: What Frequencies Can Tell Us About The Nature of the Offender’s Actions Towards the Victim. Paper presented to Homicide Research Working Group, American Society of Criminology Annual Conference. Washington DC, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (November 1998) Profiling Homicide. American Society of Criminology Annual Conference. Washington DC, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (September 1998) Differentiating Homicide Crime Scenes: Levels and Variations in Interpersonal Involvement. British Psychological Society’s Division of Criminal and Legal Psychology. York, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (September 1998) Differentiating Murderers: An Analysis of Crime Scenes and Offender Characteristics. European Association of Psychology and Law. Krakow, Poland.

Salfati, C. G. (November 1997) A Behavioural Analysis of Murder Crime Scenes and Offenders. Paper presented to Homicide Research Working Group at the American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, San Diego, USA.

Salfati, C. G. (November 1997) A Behavioural Analysis of Murder Crime Scenes and Offenders. American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, San Diego, USA.

Salfati, C. G. and Parkinson, M. L. (September 1997) A Behavioural Analysis of Murder Crime Scenes and Offenders. International Facet Theory Conference, Liverpool, UK.

Salfati, C. G. and Alison, L. (February 1996) Invited Talk: An Investigative Psychology Approach to Crime Scene Analysis. International Conference of Crime Scene Analysis, Bundescriminalamt, Interpol. Germany. 

Salfati, C. G. (September 1996) Homicide Crime Scene Analysis. International Investigative Psychology Conference. Liverpool, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (September 1995) Homicide: Crime Scene Behavioural Themes and Associated Offender Characteristics. British Psychological Society’s Division of Criminal and Legal Psychology, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (May 1995) Themes in Homicide. Merseyside Police Headquarters, Liverpool, UK.

Salfati, C. G. (April 1995 ) Homicide: A Typology. British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Warwick, UK.

Salfati, C. G.  and MacAndrew, D. (May 1994) Invited Talk: An Exploration of Police Informants, Their Backgrounds and Motivations. British Psychological Society’s Division of Criminal and Legal Psychology. UK. 

Salfati, C. G. (September 1994) Homicide: A Typology. International Investigative Psychology Conference, Liverpool, UK