Bi-campus Department Chairperson
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.
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 and Creative Works
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.
CRJ 150: Intro to Criminal Justice
CRJ 242: Crime and Public Policy
CRJ 297: Topic: Social & Political Risk
CRJ 313: Victims of Crime
CRJ 342: Criminal Profiling
CRJ 391: Intrnshp in Criminal Justice I
UNV 101: First-Year Smnr Unvrsty Cmmnty