• Home
  • In the media: Professor outlines how our culture of surveillance dictates our lives

In the media: Professor outlines how our culture of surveillance dictates our lives

Monday, January 27, 2014

Even before the National Security Agency made waves in the news this past year, the United States was already entrenched in a culture of surveillance, according to a University of Kansas researcher.

William Staples wrote a guest column for the USA Today, outlining how pervasive surveillance profoundly influences our daily lives. Staples is the E. Jackson Baur Professor of Sociology and Director of the Surveillance Studies Research Center at KU. His new book, "Everyday Surveillance: Vigilance and Visibility in Postmodern Life," examines the topic of surveillance and its effects on our lives.

Read the rest of his article from USA Today.