Gemma Galdon Clavell

Gemma Galdon Clavell


She completed her PhD on surveillance, security and urban policy in early 2012 at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), where she also got an MSc on Policy Management, and was later appointed Director of the Security Policy Programme at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).

Prior Work:

– Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
– Institut de Govern i Polítiques Públiques (IGOP-UAB)
– United Nations (UNITAR)
– Catalan Institute for Public Security (ISPC)
– Transnational Institute (TNI)
– Department of Applied Economics (UAB)

Current Employment/Responsibilities:

Researcher at the Sociology Department at the Universitat de Barcelona (UB), where she is a leading partner and member of several research projects, such as Increasing Resilience in Surveillance Societies (IRISS -FP7), Living in Surveillance Societies (LiSS -COST) and the Virtual centre of excellence for research support and coordination on societal security (SOURCE -FP7).

Areas of Research Interest:

Urban management, Policy Analysis/Policy Studies, Sociology of Law, Technology, Security Studies, Community Safety, Surveillance (Sociology), Urban Sociology, Public Policy, Privatization Of Public Space, Sociology of Crime and Deviance, and Public Art