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Dr. Betsy Matthews named to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board by Gov. Steve Beshear

Dr. Betsy Matthews
Dr. Betsy Matthews, associate professor in Criminal Justice and Police Studies, has been named to the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board by Gov. Steve Beshear.

Faculty Spotlight on Dr. Judah Schept

Dr. Judah Schept

Broadly speaking, my work examines some of the contours of mass incarceration in the United States. I am interested in the structural processes that have given rise to and sustain the largest system of incarceration in the world. As an ethnographer, I am drawn to the everyday and embodied ways in which communities both acquiesce to and contest carceral logic and practices.

Faculty Spotlight on Dr. Kristie Blevins

Dr. Blevins Spotlight

Associate Professor Kristie Blevins joined the faculty in 2011.  She teaches courses in research methods, applied criminal justice analysis, and corrections.  Currently, Dr.

We’ve Added Five Stellar New Faculty!

The School of Justice Studies is excited and proud to announce the addition of five new outstanding faculty to our already exceptional faculty just in the last two years. Due to a number of recent retirements, and continued growth in our degree programs, we have attracted a group of the best and brightest recent graduates in the field of criminal justice / criminology.

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