Thomas Allmer graduated in communication studies at the University of Salzburg in 2010. He currently is PhD student at the University of Salzburg and research associate of the project ”Social Networking Sites in the Surveillance Society“, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). His research interests are: critical theory, critical media and communication studies, information society research, and surveillance studies. He is member of the Unified Theory of Information Research Group and of the working group “Living in the Surveillance Age” of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology Action “Living in Surveillance Societies”.
:: critical theory
:: critical media and communication studies
:: information society research
:: surveillance studies