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Cathryn Lavery

Professor
Department Chairperson

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Criminal Justice and Security

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Dr. Lavery is a member of several organizations including: ACJS, ASC, The IAFC (Board Affiliate member), SPJOA, and APPA. Dr. Lavery consults on issues of Title IX, gender discrimination, cultural sensitivity, & trauma.

Biography


Dr. Lavery attended Iona College and was the first woman to graduate their MS degree program in Criminal Justice. She received her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the Graduate Center/CUNY.

RESEARCH INTEREST


Her research projects include officer wellness and resiliency, intimate partner violence, sex crimes and trauma, pedagogy in criminal justice, humane criminology, social media and violent crime, and human trafficking.

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