Cathryn Lavery, Ph.D.
Research & Publications
Chair and Graduate Coordinator since 2010
Master Teacher Award, 2017
Catherine McCabe Award for Excellence in Teaching 2015
Faculty Speaker of the Year, 2012
Recipient of the Jean-Claude Lovinsky Award for Campus Service, 2011
Served as Criminal Justice Club Moderator since 2005
Co-Committee member for Iona Scholar’s Day 2011-2015
Served as Women’s History Month Coordinator since 2010-2015
Faculty Senate and College Council from 2008-2011
Freshman advisor from 2007-2010
Mentor for C-Step Student (2012) and for Step Student (New Rochelle High School 2012-13)
Article published for Acta Psychopathologica.
(April 2017). Lavery, C. and Grant, H. Masquerading Sanity: Crimes, Violence and Victimization on the Internet.
2017, 3:3. doi: 10.4172/2469-6676.100098.
for the Riker’s Rovers Program
on Riker’s Island (October 2016). Data collection and focus groups on 9-week program for adolescents incarcerated. Final report to be presented to the New York City Department of Corrections January 2017.
Article published for The Journal of Behavioral Health (
October 2016). Towards a Typology of Dog Fighting: An Examination of Motive and Behavior Typologies and Recommendations for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Practitioners.
Co-authored with H. Grant & K. Spanjol.
Article published for The Lantham Letter
(Journal, September 2016). Understandings about Animal Cruelty: Why Animal Abuse Is a Critical Concern for Law Enforcement Practitioners and Promising Antidotes to Youth Violence.
Co-Authored with H. Grant & K. Spanjol
Article published for The Journal of Law Enforcement
(August 2015). “Critical Understandings about Animal Cruelty for Law Enforcement Practitioners
” Co-authored with H. Grant & K. Spanjol.
Summer Undergraduate Research Assistance Grant
received for Summer 2015 to have undergraduate summer assistant to work on research project.
Awarded the Iona College Service Learning/Mission Trip Course Grant for March 2015 for special topics course on Baltimore’s Criminal Justice System and Social Justice