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Dr. Judah Schept

  • Professor

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  • Department: School of Justice Studies
  • Office: Stratton 411
  • Mailing Address: Stratton 467
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Judah Schept, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School 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’s work examines the political economy, historical geography, and cultural politics of the prison industrial complex. He is the author of Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth, and the Neoliberal Politics of Carceral Expansion (New York University Press, 2015). In addition, Judah’s writing can be found in journals such as Radical Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Punishment and Society, Social Justice, and Crime, Media, Culture, as well as in blogs and opinion pieces for academic and activist websites. Judah’s current research examines the historical, spatial and political relationships between extractive and prison economies in Central Appalachia.



Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
CRJ 101Intro. to Criminal JusticeMWF 10:10am-11:00am Stratton Building 434Fall 2022
CRJ 101Intro. to Criminal Justice  Internet Classes Fall 2022
CRJ 840Punishment and SocietyW 2:00pm-4:45pm Stratton Building 446Fall 2022
CRJ 898Thesis I   Fall 2022
CRJ 899Thesis II   Fall 2022
GRD 897BMS Crim Justice Written Comp   Fall 2022
GRD 898CMS Crim Justice Thesis Defense   Fall 2022
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