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Susanne Krasmann

Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Criminological Research, University of Hamburg

Susanne Krasmann is a Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Criminological Research, University of Hamburg and was previously a Fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice, New York University School of Law. Her research and teaching interests are in the areas of Law and its Knowledge; Sociology of Security; Epistemologies of Control; and Vulnerability & Political Theory. She is the co-editor of Governmentality: Current Issues and Future Challenges (Routledge, 2010) and has published articles, inter alia, entitled ‘Drones and the Practice Targeted Killing’, ‘The Torture Debate and the Rule of Law’, ‘Enemy Penology’, and ‘Visual Citizenship’ in international journals including the Leiden Journal of International Law, Punishment & Society, Surveillance & Society, Theoretical Criminology, and Foucault Studies. Her current work is on ‘Politics of Truth and Practices of Secrecy’, and on ‘Situational Awareness as a New Paradigm of Governing Security’. She will visit the Laureate Program in February/March 2018.