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Torin Monahan is a Professor in the Department of Communication at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and co-Editor-in-Chief of Surveillance & Society, the leading academic journal on surveillance.


He studies the social and cultural dimensions of surveillance systems, with a specific focus on gender and racial inequalities. He has published over fifty articles or book chapters and seven books, including Surveillance Studies: A Reader (with David Murakami Wood) and Surveillance in the Time of Insecurity, which won the Surveillance Studies Book Prize of the Surveillance Studies Network. His newest book, Crisis Vision: Race and the Cultural Production of Surveillance (Duke University Press), investigates the racializing effects of contemporary surveillance through the lens of visual and performance art.

"Partnering Through It: Confronting the Institutional Challenges Facing Dual-Career Academic Couples"


T Monahan, JA Fisher

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 29 (3): 87-101


"Revitalizing Dissent: Imperatives for Critical Surveillance Inquiry."


T Monahan, D Murakami Wood

Surveillance & Society 20 (4): 326-332

"Transit’s Downward Spiral: Assessing the Social-justice Implications of Ridehailing Platforms and COVID-19 for Public Transportation in the US"


T Monahan, CG Lamb

Cities 120: 103438

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