Dr. Cathy Marcum

Dr. Catherine D. Marcum joined the Department of Government and Justice Studies in 2012 and is currently the Assistant Chair. She earned a Ph.D. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her areas of teaching and research focus on correctional issues, cybercrime, and victimization, and very much enjoys working with students on research. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and 10 books in her fields. Dr. Marcum received the Southern Criminal Justice Association Educator of the Year in 2015 and is currently the editor of the journal, Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research. She is an active volunteer for the Girl Scouts of America, Hardin Park School and other community organizations.

Areas of Expertise & Interest:
• Correctional issues
• Cybercrime victimization and offending
• Victimization

Education:
• Ph.D. (2008) Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
• M.S. (2004) Criminal Justice, Marshall University
• B.S. (2002) Criminal Justice, West Virginia State University

Courses Taught:

  • Undergraduate Courses:
    • Corrections
    • Criminological Theory
    •  Cybercrime
    • Offender Reentry & Recidivism
    •  Research Methods
    • Writing in Criminal Justice
  • Graduate Courses:
    • Cybercrime
    • Special Issues in Corrections
Title: Assistant Chair, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Department: Department of Government and Justice Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-3075

Fax: (828) 262-2947

Office address
353G Anne Belk Hall

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