Inside Look

Dr. Kraska on Outsourcing Police Recruitment

Dr. Peter Kraska, chair and graduate program director in Criminal Justice at EKU warns about the danger out outsourcing police recruitment in the New York Times. Dr.

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.
 

 

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.

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