Oscar H. Gandy, Jr.'s Home Page

Need a little background information?

I do hope that this will do

“And what am I teaching?” you ask…Well, the truth is, I’m not teaching.

I have retired and moved to Tucson, AZ.

Here are some images from that continuing project....

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some of my wife's impressions of our trips around the World.

And what of my research and writing?


Papers prepared for presentation at IAMCR 2019 Madrid

Oscar Gandy and Selena Nemorin

Transportation and Smart City Amaginaries: A Critical Analysis

of Proposals for the USDOT Smart City Challenge HERE

Oscar Gandy: The Algrorithm made me do it! Predictive policing,

cameras, social media and affective assessment HERE

Further work with Selena Nemorin: Oscar H. Gandy Jr. & Selena Nemorin. “Toward a political economy of nudge: Smart city variations.” Information, Communication & Society (online 29 May 2018:

A new departure in my work in collaboration with Selena Nemorin, has been published in the IJOC http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/6706/2197

A paper that Selena Nemorin and I presented at the IAMCR conference in Cartagena,  Columbia this summer is available here.

My lectures on Surveillance and the formation of  public policy at the Surveillance & Society Biennial Conference in Barcelona, and at the London School of Economics have been published in Surveillance & Society.

My May 23, 2016 lecture at the London School of Economics on "Surveillance and the Public Sphere" can be accessed as a podcast or a video here.

My paper on framing inequality as presented at IAMCR Montreal 2015. It has been published in the The Political Economy of Communication Journal here.

                    My chapter on the framing of inequality has been published online in  Oxford Handbooks Online (July, 2014).     DOI:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199793471.013.019.

Here's a draft version of my overwritten paper on "placemaking" presented to the ISA meeting in Yokohama in July 2014

My article on hyperincarceration was  published in January 2014!

My IAMCR 2011 Istanbul Papers

have been published in Triple-C

Wedging Equity and Environmental Justice.

Consumer Protection in Cyberspace


My book on rational discrimination and cumulative disadvantage should still be available


An article on Engaging Rational Discrimination


My brief comment on The House of Lords' Surveillance Report in Surveillance and Society 6(3).


A lecture and a book chapter derived from a project on digital property  

On Matters of Public Policy

The Annenberg Lecture on Risk 

The Great Frame Robbery

  A foray into environmental justice

An edited volume on Framing  

Some Reflections on Privacy and Surveillance. 

The much-awaited report from the NRC

    Quixotics Unite!

A Datamining article

A policy formation article

Some Engagement with the Topic of Race 

An article on racial profiling

  An article on racial statistics

If you search far and wide you might still be able to find

my book on Communication and Race .

Want to talk about any of this stuff ?