Aaron Santesso

Aaron Santesso was born in Trail in 1972.  He received a BA at UBC and a MA and PhD from Queen’s University.  He is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellow and is currently a Professor of Literature at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

 Dr. Santesso has authored or edited a number of books; most recently he is co-author (with David Rosen) of The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood.  The book was awarded the Modern Language Association’s James Russell Lowell Prize, among the most prestigious academic awards in North America.  He has published dozens of articles and reviews in academic journals and general-audience publications.  He will be appearing in a forthcoming documentary about surveillance.