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Hunt Receives Award For Problem Gambling Prevention Education

Scott Hunt

Scott Hunt, Ph.D., Professor, School of Justice Studies was recently presented with an “Education Award” from the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling (KYCPG) for his “dedicated, progressive leadership in education and treatment initiatives related to compulsive and problem gambling.”

Schept’s Book on Mass Incarceration Published

Judah Schept

Judah Schept’s newest book, Progressive Punishment is a well-researched and well-narrated study, offering a novel perspective on the relationship between liberal politics, neoliberalism, and mass incarceration.

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.

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