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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 an Assistant Professor of Justice Studies. Travis earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Kansas State University in 2011. Prior to joining the Justice Studies faculty at 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 research 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 is currently at work on his next large project which takes up questions concerning police and state violence, through the cultural figure of the “bad cop.”

You can find most of his work here:



Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
AFA 347Crime and MediaTR 2:00pm-3:15pm Stratton Building 153Spring 2018
CRJ 340Crime and MediaTR 2:00pm-3:15pm Stratton Building 153Spring 2018
CRJ 874Crime, Criminal Jus & Pop CultR 3:30pm-6:15pm Stratton Building 446Spring 2018
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