SSN is awarding a variety of prizes to honour outstanding achievements in surveillance studies in different ways: we give an outstanding achievement award to individuals that have made major contributions to the field; on a more regular basis SSN awards a book prize as well as paper prize (named: Early Career Researcher award) from papers published in Surveillance & Society.
This is an overview of all those honoured and awarded with one of the prizes.

SSN Outstanding Achievement Award:

SSN Book Prize

  • 2017: J. Macgregor Wise: Surveillance and Film. Bloomybury 2016
  • 2016: Simone Browne 2015. Dark matters: On the surveillance of blackness. Durham: Duke University Press.
  • 2015 (jointly awarded to two books)
    # William G. Staples, 2014. Everyday Surveillance: Vigilance and Visibility in Postmodern Life. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    # Michael McCahill and Rachel L. Finn. 2014. Surveillance, Capital and Resistance: Theorizing the Surveillance Subject. Routledge.
  • 2014: Oliver Leistert: From Protest to Surveillance: The Political Rationality of Mobile Media (Peter Lang).
  • 2013: Daniel Trottier: ‘Social Media as Surveillance’ (Ashgate, 2012).
  • 2012: Susan Landau: Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies, (MIT Press)
  • 2011: Torin Monahan: Surveillance in the Time of Insecurity, (Rutgers University Press)

Early Career Researcher Award