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Roger von Laufenberg

Roger von Laufenberg

MA

Education

2017 – present
PhD candidate
School of Management, University of St Andrews, UK

2013 – 2016
Master of Arts
Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria
Emphasis on Science and Technology Studies, Surveillance and Urban Sociology
Dissertation: Incorporating Data Protective behaviour

2011 – 2012
Certificate – International Centre for European Education (CIFE), Vienna, Austria
One year course on the different legal, governmental and societal aspects of the European Union

2009 – 2013
Bachelor of Arts
Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria

Research interests

My research explores the use of Big Data analytics in marketing, particularly how organisations are making sense of Big Data analytics. Provisional title: "Making sense of Big Data sense-making".

My research interests include: Surveillance, privacy and data protection in organisations; Surveillance, Technology and Society; Actor-Network Theory.

Research supervisors

Professor Kirstie Ball
Dr Philip Roscoe

Professional development

2015 – 2017
Researcher at the Vienna Centre for Societal Security (VICESSE). Involvement in and leading of national and European research projects on Security, Surveillance, Extremism/Terrorism and Technology.

2013 – 2015
Research assistant at the Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology (IRKS). Involvement in national and European research projects on Security, Surveillance, Extremism/Terrorism and Technology.

2013 – 2014
Research assistant at the University of Vienna, Institute of Sociology, in a project on the quality of living in high-rise buildings in Vienna.

Conference presentations

von Laufenberg, R., Leonhardmair, N. (2015) "Situating insecurity: (De-)radicalisation as organisational problem." (In)Security in a Global Age. Cambridge, UK.

Tzanetakis, M., von Laufenberg, R. (2015) "Aus politischer Überzeugung oder Business for Profit? Drogenhandel im Darknet." Tag der Politikwissenschaft, Salzburg, Austria

Ostermeier, L., von Laufenberg, R., Leonhardmair, N. (2015). "Criminal Prosecution and Right-wing Extremism." Conference organised by the Green Party at the Austrian parliament, Vienna, Austria.

Peer-reviewed publications

von Laufenberg, R. (2017) "Exercising Access Rights in Luxembourg." In: Norris, C., de Hert, P., L’Hoiry, X., Galetta, A. (eds.) The unaccountable state of surveillance. Springer International Publishing, pp. 219-255. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-47573-8_9

Tzanetakis, M., von Laufenberg, R. (2016) "Harm Reduction durch anonyme Dorgenmärkte und Diskussionsforen im Internet?" In: akzept e.V., Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe, JES e.V. (eds.) 3. Alternativer Drogen- und Suchtbericht 2016. http://alternativer-drogenbericht.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ADSB2016_Bericht.pdf

Tzanetakis, M., Kamphausen, G., Werse, B., von Laufenberg, R. (2015) "The transparency paradox. Building trust, resolving disputes and optimising logistics on conventional and online drugs markets." The International journal on drug policy, Volume 35, first published online December 2015, published in print September 2016, pp. 58–68. DOI:10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.010

Scholarships and grants

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) "Big Data and Surveillance project" PhD Stipend, Fee Waiver and research training support grant (2017 – 2020).

Memberships

Surveillance Studies Network

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