Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Professor of Sociology, Queen's University, Ontario

David Lyon has been working in the surveillance studies field from its inception in the early 1990s. Author or editor of 30 books, translated into 18 languages.

Experience

  • –present
    Director, Surveillance Studies Centre, Professor of Sociology, Queen's University, Ontario

Education

  • 1976 
    University of Bradford UK, PhD historical sociology

Honours

ROutstanding Contribution Award, Surveillance Studies Network; Lifetime Achievement Award, American Sociological Association; Outstanding Contribution Award, Canadian Sociological Association; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; honorary doctorate from the Università della svizzera italiana.