David Murakami Wood is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and holds a Canada Research Chair in Surveillance Studies. Before coming to Canada, he was a Reader in Surveillance Studies in the Global Urban Research Unit at Newcastle University in the UK, had an ESRC Research Fellowship for the Cultures of Urban Surveillance project, and was a visiting professor in Brazil and Japan.
David is a member of The Surveillance Studies Centre and The New Transparency. He is Managing Editor of Surveillance & Society, the international journal of surveillance studies, and co-founder of the Surveillance Studies Network. He coordinated the Report on the Surveillance Society for the UK Information Commissioner (ICO) and organised submissions to the UK House of Commons and House of Lords inquiries on surveillance. [Download the full video]