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  • Dr. Norma Möllers was successful in her SSHRC Insight Grant application: Infrastructuring the State: Materiality, Morality, Sovereignty. The research will investigate how and with what consequences the State mobilizes science and technology to produce and maintain state power vis-a-vis problems caused by Big Tech. Congratulations!

  • Each year, the Alma Mater Society of Queen's University recognizes outstanding teaching assistants and our very own MA Candidate, Spencer Huesken was honored this year. Congratulations, Spencer!

  • Thank you to everyone who participated and organized the Department of Sociology annual graduate student conference, Interconnections: Navigating People, Culture and Society on April 9, 2019.

  • Congratulations to Dr. David Murakami Wood on his success in obtaining a short-term fellowship with the Japan Foundation: The Olympics in the Age of Impossibility - Security and Tokyo 2020.

  • PhD Candidate, Thomas MacDonald chatted about his research on digital media piracy in the CFRC Radio Kingston studio with Think: Digital Futures, a program on 107.3 a campus community radio station in Sydney, Australia! The talk will be available sometime in April here.  

  • Dr. David Murakami Wood co-edited a huge new issue of Surveillance & Society on 'Platform Surveillance'. Drs. David Lyon and Norma Möllers and PhD Candidates, Thomas Linder and Debra Mackinnon are also featured. (Image attribution: petterijokela via Wikimedia Commons.)