LYON, David. Canadian (born Scotland), b. 1948. Genres: Philosophy, Sociology, Technology, Theology/Religion. Career: High school English teacher, Surrey, England, 1972; lecturer at secondary schools in Bradford, 1972-74, and Bingley, England, 1975-78; senior lecturer in sociology at secondary schools, Ilkley, England, 1978-90; Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, associate professor, 1991-94, professor of sociology and head of department, 1994-. Wilfrid Laurier University, visiting assistant professor, 1976-77, visiting professor, 1984; Regent College, Vancouver, BC, visiting lecturer, 1976; Calvin College, research fellow, 1981-82; University of Leeds, Television Research Centre, visiting research fellow, 1984-85; London Institute for Contemporary Christianity, associate faculty member, 1985-90; New College, Berkeley, CA, visiting professor, 1986; Open University, course tutor in sociology of technology, 1987-90; Ecole Des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, Professeur invite, 1996; Monash University and the University of Melbourne, Australia, visiting scholar, 1999-2000. Publications: Christians and Sociology, 1975; Karl Marx: An Assessment of His Life and Thought, 1979; Sociology and the Human Image, 1983; Future Society, 1984; The Silicon Society, 1986; The Information Society, 1988; Postmodernity, 1994, 2nd ed., 1999; The Electronic Eye, 1994; (ed. with E. Zureik) Computers, Surveillance, and Privacy, 1995; Living Stones, 1995; Jesus in Disneyland, 2000; Surveillance Society, 2001; (ed.) Surveillance as Social Sorting, 2003; Surveillance after September 11, 2003. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals and popular magazines. Address: Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6. Online address: [email protected]
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