Dr. Judah Schept

Schept
  • Assistant Professor

Bio

Contact Information

  • Department: School of Justice Studies
  • Office: Stratton 411
  • Email: Judah.Schept@eku.edu
  • Mailing Address: Stratton 467

Bio

Judah Schept is an Assistant Professor of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a BA in Sociology from Vassar College. Judah is under contract with New York University Press for his book, Left and Locking Up: Capital Departures, (Neo) Liberal Politics, and Carceral Expansion. In addition, he has articles in print and forthcoming in journals such as Radical Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Social Justice, and the Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, and a book chapter in an edited volume on popular culture and criminology. Judah is an invited blogger for the Reclaiming Justice Network based out of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies in the United Kingdom.

Judah is a scholar-activist whose community organizing informs his research and teaching. Judah practices a critical interdisciplinary scholarship drawing from diverse academic literatures including American studies, critical and cultural criminology, cultural anthropology, cultural and political geography, the sociology of punishment, and postcolonial studies. Judah is particularly interested in the political economies, geographical histories, and cultural politics of various sites of the the prison industrial complex. His current research projects include examinations of jail growth and resistance to it in a small and progressive city, prison expansion in Appalachia, and the rise of penal tourism in Kentucky.

Courses

Subject  TitleTimeLocationTerm
CRJ 314Law and Society  Internet Classes SITEFall 2013
CRJ 331Perspectives Crime & Delinque10:10am-11:00am Stratton Building 423Spring 2014
CRJ 424Field Experience   Spring 2014
CRJ 424Field Experience   Spring 2014
CRJ 424Field Experience   Fall 2013
CRJ 424Field Experience   Spring 2014
CRJ 424Field Experience   Fall 2013
CRJ 888Research Methods in Crim Just2:00pm-4:45pm Stratton Building 446Spring 2014
CRJ 898Thesis I  Stratton Building Fall 2013
CRJ 899Thesis II  Stratton Building Spring 2014