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Student’s Research Project Selected for Presentation in Frankfort

Samantha Cook

Samantha Cook, a senior criminal justice major at Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice & Safety had her research project - A Newspaper Content Analysis of Flooding in Appalachian Mining Towns selected to bepresented at the fourteenth annual Posters-at-the-Capitol in Frankfort on February 25, 2016.

Immigration Activist Spell bounds Audience


An overflow crowd gathered to hear Jose Antonio Vargas Wednesday, October 28 in the Grand Reading Room of the John Grant Crabbe Library.

EKU School of Justice Studies Produces Major New Journal Issue on Youth, Criminalization, and Punishment

Youth Under Control: Punishment and Reform in the Neoliberal State

EKU School of Justice Studies Associate Professor Judah Schept has co-edited a special issue of the journal Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict and World Order entitled “Youth Under Control: Punishment and Reform in the Neoliberal State.” With his co-editor and colleague from Old Dominion University, Randy

SJS Grad Student to Participate In Chemical Weapons Documentary Discussion


Jordan Mazurek, MSc Criminology & Criminal Justice, has been invited to participate in a social justice panel discussion featuring filmmaker Ben Evans and Kentucky Environmental Foundation founder Craig Williams at the premiere of

Brisman Articles on Climate Change Published

Avi Brisman

Dr. Avi Brisman, Associate Professor, School of Justice Studies, has co-authored two articles on climate change that were recently published in Critical Criminology

Dr. Minor Featured on MPR News with Kerri Miller

Kevin Minor

Kevin Minor, Professor, School of Justice Studies is featured in a recent podcast on the unique working conditions and stresses facing corrections officers and the need for programs to provide better training and assistance.

EKU Criminal Justice Student Published in International Journal

Melissa Pujol

Melissa Pujol, who graduated with her MS in criminal justice in 2015, has just earned her first publication in peer-reviewed journal Critical Criminology, the official journal of the Division on Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology.

EKU Online Criminal Justice Program Recognized as One of the Best of 2015


EKU Online programs in Corrections, Policing and Homeland Security have been named among the best online bachelor’s degree programs in criminal justice by EKU ranked 7th in the nation. The group uses enrollment information along with academics and quality of faculty to rate schools.

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