PROF. TORIN MONAHAN
Torin Monahan is a Professor of Communication at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on institutional and cultural transformations with new technologies, with a particular emphasis on surveillance and security programs. With training in science and technology studies, Monahan is an accomplished interdisciplinary scholar whose work appears in top journals across multiple fields. He has published over fifty articles or book chapters and six 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. Areas of expertise include science and technology studies, visual culture, surveillance studies, ethnography, urban studies, and contemporary social and cultural theory. Monahan is Co-Director of the international Surveillance Studies Network and Editor-in-Chief of the leading academic journal on surveillance, Surveillance & Society.
"Sacrificial Labour: Social Inequality, Identity Work, and the Damaging Pursuit of Elusive Futures"
T Monahan, JA Fisher
Work, Employment and Society 34 (3): 441-456
"Dis-ease Surveillance: How Might Surveillance Studies Address COVID-19?"
M French & T Monahan
Surveillance & Society 18 (1): 1-11
"Ways of being seen: surveillance art and the interpellation of viewing subjects"
Cultural Studies 32 (4): 560-581