Michele Lowry

Asst Prof Criminal Justice
Social Sciences
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Olin Building, Room 437
Tue: 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Thu: 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Fri: 10:20 am - 11:20 am
Fri: 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
lowry@alfred.edu
607-871-2867

Education

  • PsyD: Psychology, Alfred University, 2009
  • Certificate of Advanced Study: School Psychology, Alfred University, 2006
  • MA: School Psychology, Alfred University, 2006
  • MA: Clinical Psychology, Teachers College Columbia University, 2003

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Data Analysis and Statistics
  • Seminar in Criminal Behavior
  • Concepts of Penology
  • Crime and Society
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Field Work in Criminal Justice Studies
  • Independent Studies
  • Psychological Measurement
  • Child Interventions
  • Clinical Procedures
  • A Recipe for a Murderer
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics and Research Design I
  • Foundations of Mental Health Counseling

Research, Publications, & Presentations

Research & Publications

  • Greil, Arthur L., Julia McQuillan, Michele H. Lowry, Andrea R. Burch, Kathleen Slauson-Blevins, and Karina M. Shreffler. Forthcoming. “Relationship Satisfaction among Infertile Couples: Implications of Gender and Self-Identification.” Journal of Family Issues.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Kathleen S. Slauson-Blevins, Julia McQuillan, Michele Lowry, and Andrea Burch. “Decline in Ethical Concerns about Reproductive Technologies among a Representative Sample of US Women." Public Understanding of Science 0963662515625402, first published on January 27, 2016.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Michele Lowry, Julia McQuillan, and Karina M. Shreffler. 2011. “Infertility Treatment and Fertility-Specific Distress: A Longitudinal Analysis of a Population-Based Sample of U.S. Women.” Social Science & Medicine 73:87-94.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Julia McQuillan, Michele Lowry, Andrea R. Burch 2017. “Stability and Change in Motherhood Status and Fertility Problem Identification: Implications for Changes in Life Satisfaction.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society.
  • McQuillan, Julia, Arthur L. Greil, Karina M. Shreffler, Michele H. Lowry, and Andrea R. Burch. 2017. “Meeting Medical Criteria for Infertility and Fertility Problem Identification: Effects on Depressive Symptoms.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Katherine M. Johnson, Julia McQuillan, Michele H. Lowry, Andrea R. Burch, and Karina M. Shreffler. 2016 “Relationship Satisfaction and Problem Ownership among Infertile Couples.” Paper presented at annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Kathleen Slauson-Blevins, Julia McQuillan, Karina M. Shreffler, Katherine M. Johnson, and Michele Lowry. 2015 “Changes in Attitudes toward Reproductive Technologies among a Probability Sample of US Women.” Paper presented at annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Ophra Leyser-Whalen, Julia McQuillan, Karina M. Shreffler, Michele Lowry, and Katherine M. Johnson. 2014 “Patterns of Seeing a Doctor and Self-Labeling as Infertile: A Longitudinal Analysis of a Representative Sample of US Women.” Paper presented at annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Michele Lowry, Katherine M. Johnson, Richard M. Simon and Kathleen S. Slauson-Blevins. 2012. “Pursuing Pregnancy: Medical and Non-Medical Responses to Infertility.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Ophra Leyser-Whalen, Michele Lowry, Julia McQuillan, and Karina M. Shreffler. 2011. “Infertility Treatment and Self-Identity as Someone with a Fertility Problem: A Longitudinal Analysis of a Population-Based Sample of U.S. Women.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society.
  • Greil, Arthur L., Michele Lowry, Julia McQuillan, and Karina M. Shreffler. 2011. “Infertility Treatment and Fertility-Specific Distress: A Longitudinal Analysis of a Population-Based Sample of U.S. Women.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society.

Professional Experience

Consultancy 

Local Criminal Justice Agencies and Correctional Facilities