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CJSMS Welcomes Armenian Guests


On June 12th, the School of Justice Studies (SJS), College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science (CJSMS), hosted a delegation from Armenia to discuss Strengthening Law Enforcement Public Relations and Community Outreach.

EKU Professor of Justice Studies Judah Schept publishes Op-Ed in the New York Times about a proposed new prison in Eastern Kentucky.

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Professor Judah Schept has published an Opinion-Editorial in the New York Timesabout Federal Correctional Institution, Letcher.

Double Major Grad Works Double Time for Social Change

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McKenna Revel, '17, loved the academic freedom of being able to study multiple majors during her time at Eastern Kentucky University. Now, she’s living out her passions as both a legal assistant in Lexington and executive director of the Homeless Coalition in Montgomery County.

Dr. Judah Schept Discusses His Book on a New Episode of the Conjuncture Podcast

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Christina Heatherton speaks with Judah Schept about his new book, Coal, Cages, Crisis: The Rise of the Prison Economy in Central Appalachia (NYU Press, 2022). Conjuncture is a web series and podcast curated and co-produced by Jordan T.

Dr. John Brent Awarded Graduate Research Funding

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Dr. John Brent was recently selected by the EKU Graduate Council’s Student Affairs Committee to receive up to $500.00 in graduate research assistance funding based on his current research. Dr.

Alumni Spotlight


Each month we will be highlighting an EKU Alum who has gone on to do some pretty impressive work. Please take a minute to see what our exceptional graduates are up to after their time at EKU.

School of Justice Studies Graduate Student, Haley Bates, Wins National Competition!

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Haley Bates, graduate student in the School of Justice studies, has won a national competition for her paper titled “Standing Rock: The Erosion of Indigenous Sovereignty and Environmental Protections”.

EKU Graduate Student, Hayley Jackey, Participates in a Panel Discussion

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EKU Graduate Student, Hayley Jackey, participates in a panel discussion on Carceral Re-Entry.

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