Professor of Organisation, The Open University

Kirstie Ball joined The Open University Business School in 2004 following posts at Birmingham, Warwick and Aston Business Schools. Within the school she has written for The human resources professional (B855), Introduction to business studies (B120) and Strategic human resource management (B827). She was the Director of the FBL Research Degrees Programme from 2008 - 2011 and is now the director of the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP).

Kirstie’s research has always focused on surveillance in and around organisations


  • –present
    Reader in Surveillance and Organisation, The Open University