social control

Abigail Curlew

Abigail Curlew completed a BA in Social/Cultural Studies at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador. This introduced her to an interdisciplinary approach to the social sciences through a focus on anthropology, sociology and folklore.  Her research focus is in new media, surveillance and social control. She is interested in pursuing these research interests over a variety of social media platforms such as Yik Yak and Tinder. She is currently a Phd student at Carleton University in the department of sociology.

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.