Inside Look

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.


CJ&S Grad Student Accepted to the Peace Corps

Morgan Stone, a graduate student in Criminal Justice & Police Studies, has been invited to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  She will serve as a secondary education English teacher in Moldova beginning in June 2016.

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.