Department of Sociology

Department of

Sociology

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  • Dr. Victoria Sytsma’s article entitled Scripting Police Escalation of Use of Force through Conjunctive Analysis of Body-Worn Camera Footage: A Systematic Social Observational Pilot Study is now out in the prestigious Journal of Criminal Justice.

  • ‘Google’s AI advertising revolution: More privacy, but problems remain.’ Based on research by Dr. Murakami Wood’s Sociology MA supervisee, David Eliot, the piece in The Conversation explains the changes Google is making to adtech, and why we should care.

  • Dr. Michael Siciliano publishes new book with Columbia University Press entitled Creative Control: The Ambivalence of Work in the Culture Industries.

  • On March 14, Dr. David Murakami Wood will be on 'Future Tense' on ABC talking about tech companies, surveillance and nationalism.  On March 15, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will publish a piece by Dr. Murakami Wood, 'Platform Capitalism, Empire and Authoritarianism: Is there a way out?'