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Dr. Travis Linnemann

  • Assistant Professor

Bio  •  Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Department: School of Justice Studies
  • Office: Stratton 467A
  • Mailing Address: Stratton 467
  • Email:
  • Phone: (859)622-4993


Travis Linnemann is Assistant Professor of Justice Studies. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Kansas State University in 2011 and prior to joining EKU in 2014, he was Assistant Professor of Sociology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

Travis teaches and writes on a variety of topics including the wars on drugs and terror and cultural representations of police. His work appears in a number of academic journals including, British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology and Crime, Media, Culture. His first book, Meth Wars: police, media, power was published by New York University Press, December 2016. A second book with Yvonne Jewkes was released by SAGE publications, August 2017.

Travis’ next book, The Horror of Police, under contract with University of Minnesota Press, takes up questions concerning police violence and social order, through the horror and science fiction genres and the cultural figure of the “bad cop.”



Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
CRJ 301Drugs, Crime, and SocietyTR 11:00am-12:15pm Stratton Building 153Spring 2019
CRJ 821Class, Race, Gender, & JusticeM 2:00pm-5:00pm Stratton Building 446Spring 2019
CRJ 897Ind Study: Crime Media Culture   Spring 2019
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