Inside Look

Mazurek Receives Graduate Paper Award from ASC Division of Critical Criminology

Jordan E. Mazurek ('16), a recent graduate of EKU's M.Sc. in Criminal Justice program, received the prestigious American Society of Criminology- Division on Critical Criminology's 2016 Graduate Student Paper Award.

Kraska Plays Integral Role With Task Force and Report on Demilitarizing America's Police

"Our military’s core function is to fight and deter foreign enemies, which often requires speed, surprise, and the use of specialized weapons and heavy artillery. Civilian police, in contrast, are meant to keep the peace and to protect local communities while safeguarding civil liberties. Regrettably, and to a dangerous degree, those lines are blurring.

Morgan Bow, Protecting Victims’ Rights

Morgan Bow graduated with a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from EKU in 2015. She works as a Victims Assistance Advocate in Lafayette, Indiana. Ms. Bow works with victims of crime assisting them in understanding and navigating the criminal justice process.

Emily Swintosky: Seeking Justice in the Courts

As a Felony Investigator with the Department of Public Advocacy (DPA) in the Lexington North Trial Office, Emily Swintosky assists indigent individuals charged with a crime in Kentucky.

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.

Kraska Guest Lecturer at Yale

Dr. Pete Kraska, was invited by Yale University Law School to lecture on “Curbing Police Punitive Policies and Practices” Tuesday, February 23, 2016.   While there, Dr.

Online Graduate Program in Justice, Policy and Leadership Launching Spring 2016

Beginning in Spring 2016, EKU's School of Justice Studies will offer a 100% online master’s degree program in Justice, Policy & Leadership.
 

 

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