Kevin D. Revier

Assistant Professor

About Me

Areas Of Focus

Race & Crime; Drugs & Society; Social Justice; Prison & Jail


Author 2020

“A Life Lived”: Collective Memory and White Racial Framing in Digital Opioid Overdose Obituaries

Article, Contemporary Drug Problems

Author 2018

"Now You’re Connected": Carceral Visuality and Police Power on MobilePatrol.

Article, Theoretical Criminology

Author 2017

“Once Again, a Meth Lab Exploded and Somebody Died": Narratives of Volatility and Risk in the Rural Drug War.

Article, Crime, Media, Culture

Co-Author 2016

Media and the New War on Drugs: Governing through Meth.

Contribution to book, After Prisons? Freedom, Decarceration, and Justice Disinvestment

Co-Authored with Jung, Chungse, and Martin, William G

Research Summary

Kevin Revier is an assistant professor in criminal justice.  His primary research interests include drug policy, crime, race, and media.  His current research focuses on the opioid crisis and shifting drug war approaches.  Revier teaches courses on drugs and society, crime and punishment, research methods, and will be an instructor in the Inside Out program.