EKU Update HomeA Newsletter for Eastern Kentucky University Faculty & Staff
Volume 12 • Number 9
Dec. 6, 2010
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Focus on Scholarship: Peter Kraska
Dr. Peter Kraska, a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Police Studies, also coordinates the graduate program in that department. He has published numerous books and journal articles since coming to EKU in 1994. His scholarship has most recently focused on developing criminal justice theory and examining trends in crime control. He continues to pursue his interest in the blurring of U.S. military and police forces, particularly in light of recent terrorist activities. This work has been featured heavily in the media, including news pieces featuring his research in The Economist, Washington Post, New York Times, National Public Radio, Peter Jennings's World News Tonight, and the Jim Lerher News Hour. Hear what Dr. Kraska has to say about his scholarship in his interview for the Focus on Scholarship webcast series here.