dr. (Daniel) D Trottier

Biography

Daniel Trottier is an Associate Professor at the Department of Media and Communication of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

His current research considers the use of digital media for the purposes of scrutiny, denunciation and shaming. Daniel is the PI of a five-year NWO-funded project on this topic, entitled “Digital Vigilantism: Mapping the terrain and assessing societal impacts”. He is also participating in a joint NSF/NWO project on mobile privacy, and has previously participated in two European Commission projects on security, privacy and digital media. Daniel has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals on this and other topics, as well as Social Media as Surveillance with Ashgate in 2012, Identity Problems in the Facebook Era with Routledge in 2013, and Social Media, Politics and the State (co-edited with Christian Fuchs) with Routledge in 2014.

Daniel previously held appointments as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Social and Digital Media at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), University of Westminster, as well as Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Department of Informatics and Media at Uppsala University Sweden, and the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta, Canada.

Daniel completed a PhD in Sociology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. His doctoral research focused on the impact of digital media on interpersonal and institutional surveillance practices. Daniel obtained a BA in Psychology and Sociology at McGill University, and a MA in Sociology at Concordia University, both in Montreal, Canada.

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Associate professor | Department of Media and Communication
Email
trottier@eshcc.eur.nl
Room
M8-02
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Work

  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

  • Daniel Trottier (2013) - Surveillance Studies Network 2013 book prize

Master Class

Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4500
  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

Surveillance and Societies

Level
MA
Year Level
MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4602
  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

Digital Citizens and Communities

Level
MA
Year Level
MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4605
  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

Master Thesis

Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM5000
  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

Vigilant Audiences, Visibility and Reput

Year Level
MA, MA-1
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4252
  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

Media and Business Transformations

Level
MA
Year Level
MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4101
  • G Favarel-Garrigues, S Tanner & Daniel Trottier (2020) - Global crime (Journal)
  • Qian Huang, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Daniel Trottier (2019) - Online Scrutiny of People with ‘Nice Cars’: the Class Struggle in China and Beyond
  • Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov & Qian Huang (2019) - Informing the Court of Public Opinion Through Mediated Scrutiny, Nationalism, and Denunciation
  • Daniel Trottier (2015) - Invited lecture Digital Vigilantism: Visibility as a Weapon

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