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Colin Burke

MS: Northern Arizona University, Applied Criminology, 2015

BS: Northern Arizona University, Sociology, 2013

BS: Northern Arizona University, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2013

Research Interests: Surveillance, Social Networks, Computational Social Science, Quantitative Methods, STS

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I am a Ph.D. Student in the Sociology – Science Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego. My research interests are extensive, but my current (broad) focus pertains to surveillance, social networks, and computational social science (CSS). My recent work employs computational methods and social network analysis to study the relationships between public and private organizations involved in surveillance practices in the United States.

Burke, Colin and Cinnamon Bloss. 2020. “Social Media Surveillance in Schools: Rethinking Public Health Interventions in the Digital Age.” Journal of Medical Internet Research 22(11): e22612.

Burke, Colin. 2020. “Digital Sousveillance: A Network Analysis of the US Surveillant Assemblage.” Surveillance & Society 18(1): 74-89.

Burke, Colin and Lynn Jones. 2018. “Political Action Committees.” The SAGE Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security and Privacy. Bruce A. Arrigo, eds. Routledge.

Experience in:

Law and Society 101: Contemporary Legal Issues

Sociology 1: Introduction to Sociology

Sociology 50: Introduction to Law & Society

Sociology 102: Network Data & Methods

Sociology 140: Sociology of Law

Sociology 141: Crime and Society

Sociology 146: Criminal Punishment

Sociology 178: The Holocaust