Catherine D. Marcum received her PhD in criminology with an emphasis on adolescent online victimization in 2008 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is an assistant professor of Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. Her research interests and publications include cybercrime victimization and offending, correctional issues, and sexual victimization. Prior to her position at Appalachian State, she was a director of the Justice Studies Program at Georgia Southern University. She has published three books, Cybercrime and Sex in Prison: Myths and Realities, Digital Piracy: An Integrated Theoretical Approach, and Adolescent Online Victimization, along with a wide variety of book chapters and journal articles. She was awarded Springer's Outstanding 2009 Article by American Journal of Criminal Justice and was a recipient of the 2011 Sage Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award.