Adam George Thomas Lynes
Adam was awarded his doctorate after four years of study into the significance of occupational choice to British serial murderers here at Birmingham City University. He has also conducted and published research focusing on a number of violent crimes - from serial murder to family annihilation, and recently was a co author on a new text book titled "Serial Killers and the Phenomenon of Serial Murder: A Student Textbook".
He has also taught at Birmingham City University since 2012, first as a visiting lecturer and later a full time lecturer, and covers topics from criminological theory to organised and violent crime.
Areas of Expertise
Transnational organised & Corporate crime
- Occupational choice of serial murderers
- Family annihilation
- Domestic violence in Honduras
- Visual representation of female offenders
- Lynes, A. & Wilson, D. (2015). ‘Driving, Pseudo-Reality and the BTK: A Case Study’, Journal of Forensic Psychology. Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 267 – 284. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jip.1441/abstract
- Lynes, A. & Wilson, D. (2015) ‘Driven to Kill: British Serial killers and their Occuaptions’ Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 413 – 433. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hojo.12142/abstract
- Wilson, D., Yardley, L. & Lynes, A. (2015) Serial Killers & the Phenomenon of Serial Murder, Winchester: Waterside Press. http://www.watersidepress.co.uk/acatalog/Serial-Killers-and-the-Phenomenon-of-Serial-Murder-9781909976214.html
- Yardley, E., Wilson, D. and Lynes, A. (2013). A Taxonomy of Male British Family Annihilators, 1980–2012. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 53(2), 117-140. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hojo.12033/abstract
- Lynes, A., Wilson, D., & Jackson, C. (2012). 'Zola and the Serial Killer: Robert Black and La Bête Humaine', International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, Vol. 1, pp. 69 – 80. http://www.lifescienceglobal.com/pms/index.php/ijcs/article/view/309