postdoctoral fellow

Post-Doctoral Position, Queen's University

5 Sept 2019

The Big Data Surveillance research project seeks to fill one post-doctoral fellow position, starting fall 2019 and based in the Surveillance Studies Centre (SSC) at Queen’s University. This is a one-year term position.

The Fellow will collate research findings from all three streams of the SSHRC-funded Big Data...

SSC Seminar Series: Alix Johnson (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, Queen's University)

Watched Waters: Emerging Regimes of (Spatializing) Arctic Surveillance

Wednesday, January 16, 2018


1:00 – 2 pm
 (Note time change)

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411

Abstract:

In recent years, the Arctic Ocean has emerged as a flashpoint, its melting waters increasingly marked by military tensions, resource extraction, and commercial development. Less publicly, the Arctic is also increasingly monitored by surrounding states’ surveillance tools. From revived Cold War...

Welcome sava saheli singh

SSC and BDS extend a warm welcome to new Postdoctoral Fellow sava saheli singh . sava begins her postdoc at Queen's in January 2018. She will be developing innovative multi-media teaching and learning materials related to Big Data Surveillance, led by David Lyon and David Murakami Wood.

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.