July 2016

Dr. Travis Milburn, Green Criminology and Social Justice

Travis Milburn, a graduate of EKU’s Criminal Justice Master’s Program, has been awarded a PhD from Old Dominion University. His dissertation, entitled “Bakken Bombs: A Criminological Inquiry into the Lynchburg Train Derailment”, examined an oil train derailment in Lynchburg, VA.

Congratulations to Criminal Justice Alum Justin Turner

Justin Turner, a recent graduate of EKU’s Criminal Justice Master’s Program, has been awarded a PhD from Old Dominion University. His dissertation, titled “Killing the State: The Cultural Afterlife of Edward Byrne” examined the ways in which the death of police officers provides us a chance to understand our current histories.

Dr. Lindsey Upton Joins the Faculty at Tennessee Tech

Lindsey Upton, a graduate of EKU’s Criminal Justice Masters Program, has been awarded a PhD from the Old Dominion University.  Her dissertation is entitled “Care, Control, or Criminalization? Discourses on Homelessness and Social Response”. It examined political and media interest in homelessness in New York City from 1970-2012.

Congratulations to Criminal Justice Alum Ashley Farmer

Ashley Farmer, a graduate of EKU’s Criminal Justice Masters Program, has been awarded a PhD from the University of Delaware.  Her dissertation, titled “Copwatchers: Citizen Journalism and the Changing Police-Community Dynamic” was the recipient of the University of Delaware’s Dan Rich Dissertation Award.

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