University Designated Centers and Institutes

Surveillance Studies Research Center

Director:  William G. Staples, Ph.D.

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The Surveillance Studies Research Center (SSRC) facilitates scholarship, encourage collaborative partnerships, and generates external funding as it brings together scholars and students from across the University of Kansas and beyond to study contemporary forms of surveillance, social monitoring, technology and privacy issues, and data gathering infrastructures. The Center's purpose is improve the knowledge of various forms of governmental, corporate, and individualized surveillance, understand responses to and contribute to democratic debate on surveillance practices, and raise new questions and seek new ideas about surveillance.

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