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  • Dr. Victoria Sytsma is the co-principal investigator on a research team which has secured a grant in the amount of $110,346.69USD from The Charles Koch Foundation, Criminal Justice & Policing Reform Program to complete a study titled, Identifying Situational Determinants of Police Use of Force: A Systematic Social Observation of Body Camera Footage in Newark, NJ

  • Congratulations to Dr. Fiona Kay on her recent publication, Choroszewicz, Marta and Fiona Kay. 2019. “The Use of Mobile Technologies for Work-to-Family Boundary Permeability: The Case of Finnish and Canadian Male Lawyers.” Human Relations. 1-27. DOI: 10.1177/0018726719865762.

  • On October 2 Dr. David Lyon gave a public lecture, “Waking up to Smart Surveillance” at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland, as one of the events associated with the 656th annual inauguration of the new academic year. The university was founded in 1364. Nicholas Copernicus was once a student there. He also participated in an international TATAS research workshop at the Jagiellonian, on “Trust, Transparency and Surveillance.”