Cathryn Lavery

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
School of Psychology
M.S. Forensic Psychology

Dr. Lavery attended Iona University 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. She is a certified mediator with the NYS -ABA and is also certified as a trainer from the Clery Center on Title IX. She has received additional certifications on sexual victimization and trauma, forensic mental health issues, as a Human Rights Consultant (USIDHR) and in Terrorism and Violent Extremism (ICVE & DHS). Dr. Lavery has worked in academia for over 25 years. She has taught


PhD, Graduate Center City University of New York

MS, Iona University

BA, Clark University