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Students will complete a 5 page research paper worth 200 points. The student may

Students will complete a 5 page research paper worth 200 points. The student may 
choose from the suggested list of known murderers below, or any other murderer 
that interests you. Just make sure that this person is not so recent that there are no 
research materials written about him or her yet.  Your paper should discuss the 
criminal’s personal history and background, his or her crimes, and your analysis, as 
well as the analyses of criminologists or psychologists, regarding which 
criminological theories may explain why this person committed the crimes they did. 
The paper must be fully cited using APA (Author Year) in-text citation, and contain a complete 
reference section, utilizing a minimum of three (3) references.
Here are examples of murderers you can write about (but there are so many more to
choose from!)
Ted Bundy
Jeffrey Dahmer 
David Berkowitz (Son of Sam)
Aileen Wuornos
John Wayne Gacy
Gary Ridgeway (Green River Killer)
John Allen Muhammad (DC Sniper)
Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold (Columbine Killers)
Charles Manson