George S. Rigakos
Professor of the Political Economy of Policing
|Degrees:||B.A. (Toronto), B.Soc.Sc. (Ottawa), M.A. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (York)|
|Phone:||613-520-2600 x 3683|
|Office:||C575 LA (Loeb Building)|
Pacification; Security and anti-security; The political economy of public and private policing; Marxism; Mutualism; cooperative production.
George Rigakos is Editor of Red Quill Books, publisher of radical comix, sociology, criminology, legal studies and social science research. See: www.redquillbooks.com.
Policing and social surveillance; Police and capital; Political economy.
2019 PhD. Caglar Dolek “Thieves, Kabadayıs, and Revolutionaries on the Margin: A Social History of the Police in the Altındağ Slums in Ankara, Turkey (1920s-1970s)”
2017 M.A. Kevin Brunet “The Power of Perspective: A Review of the Adoption of Police Body Worn Cameras”
2017 PhD. Gulden Ozcan “Orchestrating the Public: A Contribution to the Critique of Police Power”
2017 M.A. Garret Halas “Securing the Economy and Economizing Security: An Analysis of Material Influences Underpinning Canada’s Position on the Israel-Palestine Conflict”
2016 M.A. David Meinen “Pacification Through Humanitarian Aid: Examining Canada’s Security-Development Role in Haiti”
Online articles: Academia.edu.
Also: Security (Legal Form); Golden Dawn and the “Dark Forces” in Jacobin (2015); Greece’s Right-Wing Government is Massively Expanding Police Powers in Jacobin (2021); and special issue of Socialist Studies (2013).
Books, Reports and Anthologies:
- Since 2016, GM and Faculty Advisor for Carleton University Baseball
- Since 2021, Founding President of Ottawa Chapter of Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
- 2016. A Beginner’s Guide to University Baseball in Canada published in Canadian Baseball Network
- 2019. with Mitchell Thompson. Testing an RPI Ranking System for Canadian University Baseballin Baseball Research Journal 48(2): 16-23