Professor Pete Fussey

Professor Pete Fussey

Professor Fussey’s main research interests focus on surveillance, digital sociology, human rights, intelligence oversight, control and the city and has published widely across these areas. He is a Director of the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP), and Research Director for the Human Rights, Big data and Technology Project. This latter work focuses on digital law enforcement and surveillance practices in the UK, US, Brazil, Germany and India. His other work focuses on organised crime in the EU with particular reference to the trafficking of children for criminal exploitation (monograph Child Trafficking in the EU: Policing and protecting Europe’s most vulnerable published by Routledge in 2017). Professor Fussey has also worked with and advised national and regional governments in the UK and Europe on a number of issues including the regulation of surveillance, public order policing and the security and social implications of urban mega-events. Most recently he has conducted research with  several national surveillance oversight bodies including the Investigatory Powers Commissioners Office and also leads the ‘human rights and technology’ strand of the UK’s National Surveillance Camera Strategy.