Randy Lippert

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Randy Lippert, PhD, MA, BA
Professor

Office: 150-2 CHS
Email: lippert@uwindsor.ca
Telephone: 519.253.3000 ext. 3495
Fall 2019 Office Hours: Wednesday 12:55pm-2:25pm

Research and Teaching Areas

Dr. Lippert's research is in the areas of law and society, policing/security, surveillance/privacy, governance and urban studies. Recent major research projects funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada focus on public policing in Canada and the U.S., condo governance in Toronto and New York City, and municipal corporate security in Canada.

Recent Courses Taught

  • Policing and Security (SACR 3680) at the third year level
  • Surveillance and Society (SACR 3820) at the third year level
  • Sociology of Law (SACR 4640) at the fourth year level
  • Crime and Exclusion (SACR 8610) at the graduate level
  • Security and Regulation (SACR 8620) at the graduate level
  • Contemporary Criminological Perspectives (SACR 8640) at the graduate level
  • Law and Governance (SACR 8650) at the graduate level

Education

  • PhD, University of British Columbia, Sociology
  • MA, University of Ottawa, Criminology
  • BA, University of Lethbridge, Sociology

Recent and Key Publications

Books (2006 to present)

Refereed Journal Articles (2012 to present)

  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Mathew Zaia) Managing Risk and Pre-empting Immorality in Private Employment of Public Police, Social and Legal Studies, 2019.

  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby, Bruno Ujevic, and Mathew Zaia) Investigating Accountability of Public Police in the Private Employment Realm, International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 2019.

  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby) Corporatizing Security through Champions, Condos and Credentials, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 2018.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Mathew Zaia) Police Moonlighting and Gender Difference: Exploring Paid Detail Security for Men and Women Officers in North American Police Departments, Security Journal, 2018.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Alex Luscombe) Police Foundation Governance and Accountability: Corporate Interlocks and Private, Nonprofit Influence on Public Police, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2018.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Alex Luscombe) Going to the Dogs: Police, Donations, and K9s, Policing: An International Journal, 2017.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Alex Luscombe) The Rise of the Police Foundation: Public Police's Dark Money, British Journal of Criminology, 2017.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby) Funnelling through Crime Stoppers and Foundations: How Public Police Span Inter-Organisational Public-Private Boundaries, Policing and Society, 2017.
  • Lippert, R. (with Alex Luscombe and Kevin Walby) Online Readers' Comments as Popular Texts: Public Opinions of Paid Duty Policing in Canada, Canadian Journal of Communication Studies, 42(3), 1-22, 2017.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Alex Luscombe), Freedom of Information across Borders and Law in the Wild: Comparing Freedom of Information Law and Policy in Canada and the US, Law and Policy, 2017.
  • Lippert, R. (with S. Treffers and T. Bud), Condo Crimes and Legal Prospects for Confronting the Unusual Suspects, Studies in Law, Politics and Society, 2016.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and P. Taylor) Security Networks, Capital Exchanges, and ‘User Pays’ Policing, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society, 2016
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby) Corporate Security in Film: Beyond the ‘Green Shack out Back’, Security Journal, 2016.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and Blair Wilkinson). Spins, Stalls and Shutdowns: Pitfalls of Policing and Security Research, Forum: Qualitative Research, 2015.
  • Lippert, R. (with Jolina Scalia). Attaching Hollywood to a Surveillant Assemblage: Discourses of Video Surveillance, Media and Communication, 3(3): 26-38, 2015.
  • Lippert, R. (with Rhys Steckle). Conquering Condos from Within: Condoization as Governance and Knowledge, Urban Studies, 2015.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby). Municipal Corporate Security and the Intensification of Urban Surveillance, Surveillance and Society, 9: 310-20, 2012.

Book Chapters and Special Journal Issue Edited (2012 to present)

  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby) Marketisation or Corporatisation? Making Sense of Private Influence in Public Policing across Canada and the US, Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice, Policy Press, 2020, Editors(s) - Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran and Jake Phillip.

  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby) Police Foundations and the Corporatization of Criminal Justice in Canada, Corporatizing Canada. Making Business out of Public Service, Behind the Lines Press, 2018. Editor(s) – Jamie Brownlee, Chris Hurl and Kevin Walby.
  • Lippert, R. Governmentality, Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts, Routledge, 2017, Editor(s) - Carribine, E., Brisman, E., and South, N.
  • Lippert, R. Governmentality Analytics and Human Rights in Criminology, Handbook of Human Rights in Criminology, Routledge, 2016, Editor(s) - Leanne Weber.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby). Surveillance, Security and Privacy in Canada, Sage Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy, 2016, Editor - Arrigo, B.A.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby, I. Warren, and D. Palmer). Interrogating National Security, Surveillance, and Terror in Canada and Australia, National Security, Surveillance, and Terror: Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016, Editors – R. Lippert, Kevin Walby, I. Warren and D. Palmer.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby and J. Gacek). Securitising ‘National Interests’: Canadian Federal Government Departments, Corporate Security Creep, and Security Regimes, National Security, Surveillance, and Terror: Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016, Editors – R. Lippert, Kevin Walby, I. Warren and D. Palmer.
  • Lippert, R. Neo-Liberalism, Police and the Governance of Condo Life, Neoliberalism,  Governmentality, and the Ethnographic Imaginary, University of Toronto Press, 2016, Editor(s) - Brady, M. and Lippert, R.
  • Lippert, R. (with Michelle Brady). Governmentality, Neoliberalism and Beyond, Governing Practices: Neoliberalism, Governmentality and the Ethnographic Imaginary, University of Toronto Press, 2016, Editor(s) - Brady, M and Lippert, R.
  • Lippert, R. Thinking about Law and Surveillance, Surveillance and Society, Surveillance Studies Network, 13(2): 292-4, 2015.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby). Critiques of Corporate Security: Cost, Creep and Camouflage, Handbook of Security, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2014, Editor(s) - Gill, M.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby). Corporate Security in the 21st Century, Criminal Justice Matters, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, United Kingdom, 2014, December.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby). Governing Every Person, Place, and Thing: Critical Studies of Corporate Security, Corporate Security in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice in International Perspective, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2014. Editor(s) - Lippert, R. and Walby, K.
  • Lippert, R. (with Kevin Walby). Introduction to Special Issue on New Developments in Corporate Security and Contract Private Security, Security Journal, Palgrave-MacMillan, 26: 201-5, 2013.
  • Lippert, R. (with Miikka Pyykkönen). Integration Assemblages, Nordic Journal of Migration Research, 6(2), 2012.
  • Lippert, R. (with David Murakami-Wood). The New Urban Surveillance: Mobility, Technology and Diversity in 21st Century Cities, Surveillance and Society, 9(3), 2012.
  • Lippert, R. (with David Murakami-Wood). The New Urban Surveillance: Mobility, Technology and Diversity, Surveillance and Society, 9: 257-62, 2012, 3.

Recent Major External Research Grants

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant (2015- ): Paid Duty Policing and Police Sponsorship in Canada and the United States (sole co-investigator,  Kevin Walby, PI)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant (2012-2016): Condominium Governance in Toronto and New York City (Principal Investigator).
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (2011-2013): Municipal Corporate Security in Canada (with Kevin Walby, PI)

Awards and Designations

Academic Society Involvement