Dr. State University of New York, Sociology Department, June 2013
J.D., State University of New York, School of Law, June 1997
M.S., Northeastern University, College of Criminal Justice, August 1986
B.S., Northeastern University, College of Criminal Justice, June 1985
Kathleen Contrino's research interests center around criminal theory, legal processes, sociology of law and drug courts. Contrino's publications include a book entitled Judicial Orientation: The Black Box of Drug Court as well as articles related to drug court and domestic violence.
- Law Guardian of the Year from the Niagara County Bar Association
- Volunteer award for the year SUNY at Buffalo School of Social Work
Contrino, K. (2015) Judicial Orientation The Black Box of Drug Court Criminal Justice Recent Scholarship. El Paso: LFB Scholarly publishing.
Contrino, K. M., Nochajski, T., Farrell, M. G., & Logsdon, E. (2016). Factors of success: Drug court graduate exit interviews. American Journal of Criminal Justice : AJCJ, 41(1), 136-150.
Contrino, K.M. Nero and Claudius: Critical Reflections in Quo Vadis Epic Novel and Epic Film Vol. 1. Editors Birx, J.H. Milic`evic` B., Tenodi, A.V. University of Belgrade. Awaiting publication