Public Lecture


The Psychology of Evil – Standing at the Gates of Hell

A Public Lecture by Criminologist and Forensic Psychologist, John O’Keeffe

Do you wonder about the nature of evil? Are we all potentially capable of evil acts or is it only the unfortunate few? If evil does exist, in what crimes does it most happily reside?

If you are interested in this fascinating area then please join Criminologist and Forensic Psychologist, John O’Keeffe for a free public lecture in City Colleges, Wicklow House, 84-88 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2 on Thursday, 26th January 2017 at 7.30pm.

Numbers are limited so registration is essential.  Register at:

About John O’Keeffe

John O’Keeffe is a graduate of University College Dublin, UWE Bristol, London Metropolitan University and the University of Cambridge where he is a life member of Homerton College. He also holds a Doctoratus in Gister Studiorum (ad eundem Cantab.) from Trinity College, Dublin and memberships of the American Psychological Association, American Psychology Law Society, International Association of Forensic Psychology, the American Society of Criminology and the British Society of Criminology. He is Membership Secretary of the Criminology Association of Ireland.

John also works as a broadcaster and journalist (Deputy Editor of The Garda Review and Contributor, Sunday World) regularly appearing on television and radio where he speaks on matters related to criminology and forensic psychology.

John O’Keeffe is delivering a Professional Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology at City Colleges in Dublin 2 over 10 weeks from 2 February 2017. You can get more details by clicking here. Or at