Chief, Behavioral Analysis Unit
United States Marshals Service
Michael Bourke, Ph.D. is the Chief Psychologist for the United States Marshals Service and serves as the head of the USMS Behavioral Analysis Unit. His responsibilities involve criminal and behavioral profiling as well as applying principles from investigative and operational psychology to cases involving missing children and “cold cases.” He has been a federal law enforcement officer since 2000. Prior to joining the Marshals Service he worked as a clinical psychologist for the federal prison system. Dr. Bourke is a graduate of the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute, and he has assessed, treated, and/or interviewed more than one thousand sex offenders. An active researcher, he serves on the editorial boards for several professional journals and has co-edited two books.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM US CDT