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Dr. Zarse Discusses the Florida High School Shootings

Chicago Campus Forensic Psychology Program full professor Dr. Nancy Zarse sat down with “Good Day Chicago” to discuss the psychology behind the killing of 17 people at a Florida high school.
“There are two types of violence. There’s affective violence and predatory violence. Affective violence is emotional, it’s immediate and it’s in reaction to a threat…predatory violence is planned and purposeful, and it’s for a goal…this was predatory violence.” Watch the interview.



Zarse Profile PictureDr. Zarse earned her doctorate from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and completed her internship at the Federal Bureau of Prisons. She served as Chief Psychologist at two federal prisons, and the Director of Inmate Administration at the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, the maximum-security military prison. Dr. Zarse is resource staff for the FBI Hostage Negotiation Certification Course and the FBI Interview & Interrogation Course, and has been selected twice as a Carnegie Scholar. Read more.