Dr. Catherine D. Marcum

Dr. Marcum received her Ph.D. from Indiana University – Pennsylvania. She currently serves as Associate Editor for the journal, Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research and is the Criminal Justice Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator at Appalachian State. In 2015, she was named Outstanding Educator by the Southern Criminal Justice Association. Dr, Marcum has published numerous articles and books on a variety of topics.

Research interests:

Cybercrime, correctional issues, and sexual victimization.

Graduate Courses:

Correctional Theory and Applications; Cybercrime; Gender and Crime

Recent Honors and MPA Capstone supervision topics:

  • Perceptions of Effectiveness of the Justice Reinvestment Act
  • Prison Programming in North Carolina Facilities
  • The Fight against Cybercrime: Characteristics of Productive Electronic Crimes Task Forces

Recent Publications with Graduate Students:

Marcum, C.D., Higgins, G.E., & Poff, B.A. (forthcoming). Exploratory investigation on the theoretical predictors of the electronic leash. Computers in Human Behavior.

Marcum, C.D., Higgins, G.E., & Mackinnon, A.L. (forthcoming). Identity theft reports of adolescents: Exploring the experiences of school counselors. Journal of Financial Crime.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Government and Justice Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-3075

Office address
352J Anne Belk Hall