W. Joseph Wyatt to Present Lecture on Murder, Malice and Forensic Psychology Thursday, March 16, in the Archives and Histor

3/6/2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – W. Joseph Wyatt, teacher, author and forensic psychologist, will present “The Breaking Point Killing and Other True Cases of Murder and Malice: A West Virginia Forensic Psychologist Remembers” in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston, on Thursday, March 16. The program begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

During his 40-plus year career, Wyatt consulted on more than 900 forensic cases. His presentation on March 16 will highlight several local cases he worked on as a consultant with the courts and advisor to the judges and juries on the complex matters of the minds of killers.

Wyatt earned a bachelor‘s degree from the University of Charleston and a master’s degree from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from West Virginia University. After teaching psychology at Marshall University for more than 30 years, he retired in 2014. Wyatt is the author of several books, including The Breaking Point Killing and Other True Cases of Murder and Malice: A West Virginia Forensic Psychologist Remembers.

Patrons may park behind the Culture Center after 5 p.m. on March 16 and enter the building at the back loading dock area. There also is limited handicapped parking available in the new bus turnaround. Visitors parking there should enter at the front of the building.​



Contact Information

For additional information about the Archives and History lecture series, contact the Archives and History Library at (304) 558-0230.