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Kathleen M. Hawk, American federal official. Recipient Attorney General's award for Excellence in Management, William H. Hastie award National Association Blacks in Criminal Justice, National Presidential Citation award League United Latin American Citizens. Member American Correctional Association.


Hawk, Kathleen M. was born on August 1, 1950 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Fredrick J. and Agnes (Schmid) Hawk.


Bachelor in Psychology, Wheeling Jesuit College, 1972. Master of Arts in Counseling and Rehabilitation, West Virginia University, 1973. Doctor of Education in Counseling and Rehabilitation, West Virginia University, 1978.


Counselor community mental health, Sargus Juvenile Detention Facility, St. Clairsville, Ohio., 1973-1976;psychologist, Federal Correctional Institute, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1976-1983;senior instructor, Staff Training Academy, Glynco, Georgia, 1983-1985;associate warden, Federal Correctional Institute, Fort Worth, 1985-1986;chief staff training, bureau of Prisons, 1986-1987;warden, Federal Correctional Institute, Butner, North Carolina, 1987-1989;assistant director program review division, 1989-1992;director, Federal bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice, Washington, since 1992.


Member American Correctional Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: animals, athletics.