Travis Milburn

Travis Milburn
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Adviser, Criminal Justice
315 Sharon Hall
147 Shenango Avenue
Sharon, PA 16146 US

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Travis Milburn joined the faculty at Penn State Shenango in 2019. After earning his PhD from Old Dominion University in 2016, Travis served as Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Tennessee Tech University. Outside of academia, he previously worked for the US Secret Service.

He has taught a variety of courses in criminology and criminal justice since 2012, including introduction to criminology, the criminal justice system, corrections, police & society, sociology of murder, organized crime, criminal justice policy, cybercrime, and white-collar crime.

Green Criminology

Security Studies


“Tapping into Environmental Harm in Brewing: An Exploration of Pollution and Waste in Beer Production” forthcoming in Critical Criminology

Review of Jeff Ferrell’s Drift: Illicit Mobility and Uncertain Knowledge in the Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, 2019.

“Military Service in Lieu of Imprisonment: Voices from the Inside” in Political and Military Sociology, 2014.

PhD in Criminology & Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University

Master of Science in Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University