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Congratulations to Dr. Shannon Williams

Shannon D. Williams, a full-time Instructor in the School of Justice Studies, completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Tennessee. His dissertation, titled, “A Contribution to the Critique of Labor Share Analyses,” followed up on his earlier research published in the prestigious Cambridge Journal of Economics (2015).

Linnemann Invited to Speak at Carleton University

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Dr. Travis Linnemann was recently invited by the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Carleton University (Ottawa, Ca) to give a talk on his recently published book, Meth Wars and participate in a colloquium on Ottawa’s ongoing problems with opioids.

Dr. Travis Linnemann and Dr. Judah Schept Receive Awards from American Society of Criminology

Dr. Travis Linnemann, Dr. Judah Schept

The EKU College of Justice and Safety School of Justice Studies would like to congratulate Dr. Travis Linnemann, awarded Critical Criminologist of the Year; and Dr. Judah Schept, Best Book Award for Progressive Punishment, from the American Society of Criminology Division on Critical Criminology & Social Justice.

The School of Justice Studies Welcomes Visiting Faculty Member, Hollis Moore

Hollis Moore

Hollis Moore is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Kentucky University’s School of Justice Studies.

The School of Justice Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member, Dr. John Brent

Dr. John Brent, Ph.D.

John Brent, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He holds a Ph.D in Criminology from the University Delaware in Newark, Delaware.

Kraska Speaks at Annual NOBLE Meeting

Pete Kraska

Dr. Peter Kraska was invited to be a featured speaker at the 41st annual meeting of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). He spoke on the consequences of an increasingly punitive and oftentimes militaristic approach taken by some U.S. police agencies -- particularly as it relates to marginalized groups in our society.

Potter Quoted in TIME Article on the History of Police in America

Gary Potter

From the article, "Policing in Colonial America had been very informal, based on a for-profit, privately funded system that employed people part-time.

Dr. Kevin Minor Named This Year's Foundation Professor

John Curra, Kevin Minor, Ken Tunnell

On September 24th the University held its annual dinner to honor Foundation Professors. Dr Kevin Minor was named this year's Foundation Professor from the College of Justice and Safety. He was joined by the College's two most recent Emeritus Professors, Dr. Ken Tunell and Dr. John Curra.

Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society Receives Several Awards at Annual Conference

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The EKU Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society recently returned to Richmond from its annual conference with several awards.

Chapter awards include:

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