Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Maguire Hall 103
Dr. Tracy Tully joined the St. Thomas Aquinas Criminal Justice faculty in 2019 from The City University of New York (CUNY), where she worked for the better part of a decade. Her research interests include juvenile delinquency and mental health. Dr. Tully teaches a variety of courses, including but not limited to, Criminology, Women in the Criminal Justice System, Race, Crime and Gender, and Sex Offenses and the Criminal Justice System. In addition to teaching, she has worked as a school psychologist in Westchester County, New York.
In her spare time, Dr. Tully enjoys spending time with her family, reading mystery novels, cooking and traveling. Some of her favorite vacations spot include Aruba, the Adirondacks (Lake George, NY), and Florida, where she visits family.
Publications & Professional Affiliations
Tully, T. and Inglis, M. (2019. “A Comparison Between Rural and Urban Jail Proximities to In-Patient Mental Health Care in New York” ( In Progress).
Tully, T. and Inglis, M. (2018). “Female Serial Killers: Motives, Case Studies, and a New Typology” Criminal Justice Research Review (2018, Vol. 19, No. 2)
“The Relationship between Mental Illness and Criminality: A Review” ACJS Today (2017, Vol. 43, No. 5)
“Elderly Prison Inmates: Specifying Priorities for Care and Staff Training” Evidence Based Practice Quarterly (2016, Vol. 1, No. 4)
“Crisis Intervention Team Training: Officer Perceptions from a Large Connecticut Police Department” The Police Journal: Theory Practice and Principles (2015, Vol. 88, No 1)
Degrees & Certifications
University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology and Criminal Justice, October, 2018
St. John’s University, Queens, NY, Master of Science in School Psychology, May, 2011
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY, Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology, June, 2006
Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, Bachelor of Arts in School Psychology, June, 2004
Foundations of Online Teaching and Learning (Certificate course)
NYSED Certified School Psychologist (Provisional Certification)
CASAC-T (successful completion of 350 OASAS training course; exam outstanding)