Researcher, Expert of Technology and Human Rights
Professor Fussey’s main research interests focus on surveillance, digital technology and human rights, intelligence oversight, and social control and he 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 a five-year large-scale ESRC project, analysing the emerging technology-enabled security solutions and human rights in the US, UK, Brazil, Germany and India. 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. He currently works with UN agencies on issues concerning human rights and digital technology, leads the ‘human rights and technology’ strand of the UK’s national Surveillance Camera Strategy and lead the independent review of the Metropolitan Police Service’s trials of live facial recognition technology.