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Stéphane Leman-Langlois

Professor Stéphane Leman-Langlois
Professor Stéphane Leman-Langlois

Professor, School of Social Work, Laval University, Canada

Stéphane Leman-Langlois is professor of criminology at Laval University, Québec. He holds the Canada Research Chair on Surveillance and the Social Construction of Risk. He is director of the Terrorism and Counterterrorism Research Group and of the Centre on International Security at Laval University. He is also co-director of the Observatoire sur la radicalisation et l’extrémisme violent (OSR).

As a co-investigator of the Big Data Surveillance project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Stéphane Leman-Langlois is co-leading (with Valerie Steeves) research Stream Three: Governance. This stream will examine the use of big data for policing and other forms of social control.

Telephone: 
(418) 656-2131, poste 2636

Debra Mackinnon

Debra Mackinnon
Debra Mackinnon

PhD, Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada (2019)

Debra Mackinnon is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at the University of Calgary. She received her PhD in Sociology from Queen’s University in 2019. Her doctoral dissertation, “Mundane Surveillance: Tracking mobile applications and urban accounting in Canadian Business Improvement Areas” explored how technologies are used to police, account for, render, and manage urban space and populations. Broadly, her research interests include surveillance studies, urban studies, criminology, smart urban environments and IoT technologies, and qualitative methods. Her current work focuses on questions of digital (in)justice, inclusion and governance in smart city partnerships.

Ciara Bracken-Roche

Dr. Ciara Bracken-Roche
Dr. Ciara Bracken-Roche

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa, Canada

Ciara Bracken-Roche is a second-year doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology. Ciara received her BSc. from the University of Toronto and her MA from the University of Warwick, UK. Her Masters thesis was entitled ‘The Biopolitics of Security: Implications for the Border and for Identity’ with a specific focus on the European Union’s bordering systems, and databases. Ciara’s ongoing interest is in the relationships between the state, society and the individual with a strong theoretical background in international relations and critical security studies. Her dissertation research analyzes the contribution of unmanned aerial systems to the rapid expansion of security, policing and commercial surveillance. Ciara sits on a number of departmental committees as well as being a member of the graduate student union's social team.

Kevin D. Haggerty

Professor Kevin D. Haggerty
Professor Kevin D. Haggerty

Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Canada

Kevin D. Haggerty is a Killam Research Laureate and editor of the Canadian Journal of Sociology. He is also Professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Alberta. In addition to his assorted journal articles and book chapters he has authored, co-authored or co-edited Policing the Risk Society (Oxford University Press) Making Crime Count (University of Toronto Press) and The New Politics of Surveillance and Visibility (University of Toronto Press). His recent work has been in the area of surveillance, governance, policing and risk. He and his co-author (Aaron Doyle) have recently published the book 57 Ways to Screw Up in Graduate School, which conveys a series of professional lessons for the next generation of graduate students.

 

 

Telephone: 
780-492-3297