Justice & Safety
Dr. Chuck Fields, a professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University, will be awarded the title of “Honorary Senator” by the University of Maribor in Slovenia for his significant contributions to the development of research at the institution.
Eastern Kentucky University’s online bachelor of science degree program in Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation will be the first of its kind in the nation. The EKU Online degree program gives students the opportunity to earn a fully accredited online degree from faculty who are foremost in the field today.
Eastern Kentucky University’s Fire and Safety Engineering Technology Program is prominently featured in an article entitled “False Convictions: The New Science of Arson” in the November 2011 issue of Discover magazine.
While some people listen to books while driving a car, an Eastern Kentucky University professor’s commute inspired him to create one.
Dr. Kenneth Tunnell, professor of Criminal Justice and Police Studies, is the author of “Once Upon a Place: The Fading of Community in Rural Kentucky,” which looks at the changes rural communities are undergoing.