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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. granting criminal justice program – distinguishing himself as an award winning teacher and prolific scholar. He also has over ten years of experience working in corrections and juvenile justice agencies. His research concentrates on the cultural politics of crime and insecurity and the intrusions of the wars on drugs and terror in everyday life.  His writing has appeared in prestigious academic journals such as the British Journal of Criminology, Crime, Media, Culture, and Theoretical Criminology.  His first book titled, Beyond the Ghetto: Methamphetamine, White Trash and the Rural War on Drugsis forthcoming and is being published by New York University Press. He recently published a fascinating article with EKU’s Tyler Wall and former EKU graduate student Eddy Green titled, “The Walking Dead and Killing State: Zombification and the Normalization of Police Violence.”


Published on April 30, 2014

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