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"Capote's Ghosts: Violence, Media and the Spectre of Suspicion"


Travis Linnemann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Old Dominion University

Travis Linnemann holds a PhD in sociology from Kansas State University and is currently Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.  His research concerns the cultural politics of crime and insecurity and the everyday manifestations of the wars on drugs and terror.  His work has appeared in Critical Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Crime Media Culture and British Journal of Criminology and others.  His first book, Beyond the Ghetto: Methamphetamine, White Trash and the Rural War on Drugs is forthcoming on the Alternative Criminology series at New York University Press.