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 Yvonne Jewkes also published Media and Crime in the US (SAGE, 2017). His next book The Horror of Police is under contract with University of Minnesota Press.
Travis teaches in the areas of media, culture, drugs and policing and welcomes students interested in those topics.