Services to the Profession

Editorial Board Central European Journal of International and Security Studies Reviews & Reports Academic Journals Acta Sociologica Behemoth Contemporary Security Policy European Journal of Criminology European Journal of International Security European Journal of Social Theory European Security Global Crime Geoforum Information, Communication & Society International Journal of Migration and Border Studies International Studies Review International …

Call for Papers

Data matters: Digital technologies and the politics of bordering International Workshop at ETH Zurich / University of Zurich 23–24 May 2019 Convenors: Matthias Leese (ETH Zurich), Simon Noori (University of Zurich) and Stephan Scheel (University of Twente) How does the use of digital technologies reconfigure contemporary border and migration regimes? In which ways does the …

Conferences and Talks

2021 “From reporting to investigation to full-scale surveillance? Schengen and the socio-technical imaginary of information sharing in Europe” Swiss Political Science Association (SPSA) Annual Conference (virtual), 4-5 February 2021. “Schengen as database: The Schengen Information System and the sociotechnical imaginary of political space” STS-MIGTEC Workshop (virtual), 25-26 January 2021. 2020 “KI in der Polizeiarbeit – …

About me

At the intersections between the academic disciplines of critical security studies, surveillance studies, and science and technology studies, my research is interested in the development and design of security technologies, as well as the wider societal and normative consequences that emerge from the implementation of such technologies in particular contexts. I hold an M.A. from …

Teaching

Didactics training “Foundations of teaching and learning” “Introduction to course design” “Rhetorical skills in the class room” “Motivating and activating students” “Voice training for lecturers” “Supervising and supporting student academic writing” “Supervising students: Dealing with roles and relationships” Fall 2020 Lecture Series “The Role of Technology in National and International Security” (w/ Andreas Wenger, Michael …

Publications

Books Egbert S and Leese M (2021) Criminal Futures: Predictive Policing and Everyday Police Work. London/New York: Routledge. (Official link, available as Open Access eBook version here) Hoijtink M and Leese M (eds.) 2019. Technology and Agency in International Relations, London/New York: Routledge. (Link) Leese M and Wittendorp S (eds.) 2017. Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement, …