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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 Candidate, Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada (2014 - 2019)

Debra Mackinnon entered the PhD sociology program in the fall of 2014. With an interest in criminology and sociology she received her BA (Honours) (2012) and MA (2014) from Simon Fraser University. Her MA thesis titled 'The Criminalization of Political Dissent: A critical discourse analysis of Occupy Vancouver and Bill C-309' focuses on pre-emptive formal social control tactics. Broadly, her research interests include: power and regulation, surveillance, securitization, urban policy mobility, political economy and critical legal theory. Her PhD project focuses on urban governance and managerialism by investigating the creation and legitimization of public-private surveillance networks and the adoption of big data practices in Canadian cities.

Ciara Bracken-Roche

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

Post-doctoral Fellow, 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