Inside Look

EKU Criminal Justice Student Published in International Journal

Melissa Pujol, who graduated with her MS in criminal justice in 2015, has just earned her first publication in peer-reviewed journal 

SJS Graduate Student Receives Student Achievement Award

On March 6th, 2015 Morgan Bow was the recipient of the Student Achievement Award at the annual Alpha Phi Sigma, Criminal Justice Honor Society, Conference.

Please see this information about one of our former Criminal Justice Students.

A GoFundMe page has been created to assist with the medical expenses for a former EKU Criminal Justice student, Emily Swintosky.



Welcome Dr. Travis Linnemann to EKU

The School of Justice Studies at EKU is very pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Travis Linnemann – currently at Old Dominion University’s Department of Criminal Justice. Dr. Linnemann earned a PhD in sociology from Kansas State University in 2011, and has worked as an Assistant Professor at Old Dominion’s Ph.D.

EKU Graduate defends Doctoral Dissertation at Sam Houston State University

Kevin Steinmetz

Kevin Steinmetz, an EKU graduate with a bachelor's and master's degree in Criminal Justice from the College of Justice and Safety, recently defended his doctoral dissertation at Sam Houston State University to achieve a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice.

EKU Professor Plays Major Role In Upcoming Television Special

RICHMOND, Ky. – An Eastern Kentucky University professor has played a major role in the production of an upcoming national television special.

Associate Dean's career featured in Kentucky Monthly magazine

Dr. Victor Kappeler


Follow the link to read the Kentucky Monthly article featuring our own Dr. Victor Kappeler.

Access, Pollution, and Criminalisation: Do-It-Yourself Responses to Water Issues

Bill McClanahan, a second-year master's student, delivered a paper, ‘Access, pollution, and criminalisation: Do-It-Yourself responses to water issues,’ at the fourth Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Green Criminology Research Seminar at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne (England) on 4 October 2013.

Dr. Victoria Collins Joins the School of Justice Studies Faculty

Victoria Ellen Collins grew up in Norfolk England, where she pursued a higher education in law receiving a LLB in English and European Constitutional law before immigrating to the United States. When in the US, Victoria enrolled at Old Dominion University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, and then a Masters of Arts degree in Applied Sociology.