University of Sheffield
For the last decade his research has involved documenting and analysing the increased use of surveillance in contemporary society. In particular it has focused on the police use of informants, CCTV surveillance, and surveillance in the criminal justice system. He has also played a central role in establishing Surveillance Studies as a specialist field of knowledge by building the infrastructure to create a viable sub-discipline. This has informed his work in setting up: a journal - /Surveillance and Society/; creating an academic community of scholars the through the /Surveillance Studies Network/; hosting a biennial conference (held in Sheffield 2004, 2006, 2008); being awarded (with others) an ESRC seminar series, and participating in range of international collaborations, UrbanEye, 2001-2004, (EU Funded - TU Berlin); For Whom the Bell Curves, 2005-9, (University of Trondheim); The New Transparency 2008-14; (Kingston University, Ontario), Living in Surveillance Societies (EU Funded COST -- University of Sterling 2009 -- 2013).
- Norris, C. (2011), /'There's no success like failure and failure's no success at all':Some critical reflections on understanding the global growth of CCTV surveillance, /'Eyes Everywhere in The Global Growth of Camera Surveillance', Edited by Aaron Doyle, Randy Lippert, David Lyon Published 14th November 2011 by Routledge -- 368 pages, Hardback: 978-0-415-6 11 000 words
- Ball, K., Lyon, D., Murakimi-Wood, D., Norris C. and Raab, C. (2006) /A Report on the Surveillance Society for the Information Commissioners office by the Surveillance Studies Network: Full Report./ pp. 1-102
- Norris, C. and McCahill, M. (2006) 'CCTV: Beyond Penal Modernism? /The British Journal of Criminology/ 46: pp. 97-111
- Norris, C. and Armstrong, G. (1999), /The Maximum Surveillance Society: the rise of CCTV/, Berg, Oxford and New York
- Norris, C., Moran, J. and Armstrong, G. (eds), (1998),/Surveillance, Closed Circuit Television and Social Control/, Aldershot: Ashgate.
Marija’s first degree in Psychology in 1983 was from the University of London and her PhD from the University of Staffordshire in 2007. She worked for HM Prison Service in prison management at various prisons and young offender establishments in the north of England. She has also worked for the Drugs Prevention Advisory Service and for the Council of Europe on prison reform.