David Murakami Wood

Professor David Murakami Wood
Professor David Murakami Wood

Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre, Former Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Surveillance Studies and Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada

Educated at Oxford and Newcastle, UK, David Murakami Wood is the Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, and former Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Surveillance Studies (2009–19). He is an interdisciplinary specialist in surveillance, security and technology in cities from a global perspective, working mainly in Canada, Japan, the UK and Brazil. He is a leading organizer in the field of Surveillance Studies as co-founder and now co-editor-in-chief of the international, open access, peer-reviewed journal, Surveillance & Society, co-founder of the Surveillance Studies Network, co-editor of Surveillance Studies: A Reader (Oxford University Press, 2018), Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence (UBC Press, 2021), and the forthcoming International Handbook of Surveillance Studies (Edward Elgar).

(613) 533-6000 ext. 74490

SSC Seminar Series: Agnieszka Leszczynski, Queen's University

Agnieszka Leszczynski, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geography, Queen's University

Gender, Privacy, and the Location-aware Present

Wednesday, January 22
12:30pm to 2pm
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411

This talk examines how the effects of the pervasive erosion of locational privacy – underwritten by the convergence of digital ICTs and location – are manifesting unevenly for individuals who embody different gender identities/positionalities, and why...

SSC Seminar Series: George Lovell

Mac-Corry Room D-411 (Sociology Lounge)
12:30 - 2:00 pm

George Lovell (Professor, Department of Geography, Queen's University)

The Archive That Never Was: State Terror and Historical Memory in Guatemala

Between 1961 and 1996, armed conflict in Guatemala, according to the findings of a United Nations Truth Commission, claimed the lives of over 200,000 people, many of them the targets...

Call for Papers: "Surveillant Geographies"; deadline 20 January 2012

Royal Geographical Society-Insitute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual Conference, Edinburgh UK, 3-5th July 2012. Sponsored by the Surveillance Studies Network / Surveillance & Society

"Surveillant Geographies" Convened by David Murakami Wood (Queen's University, Ontario) and Steve Graham (Newcastle University) In this era of risk and security, surveillance is intensifying, expanding, rescaling and reterratorializing. New organisational practices, new technologies and...