Travis Linnemann is Assistant Professor of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Kansas State University in 2011.
He has written on a variety of broad topics including police and state violence and drug control. These articles appear in British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Crime, Media, Culture, Critical Criminology.
His first book, Meth Wars: police, media, power was published by New York University Press in 2016. He and co-author Yvonne Jewkes are also finishing an as of yet unnamed media and crime volume for Sage Publications to be released in 2017. Travis has just started on his next book The Horror of Police.
Travis teaches in the areas of media, culture, drugs and policing and welcomes students interested in those topics.