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Nicholas Lustig

Policy Fellow

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University at Buffalo

Nicholas Lustig

After receiving a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles, Nicholas Lustig arrived at UB as an Assistant Professor in Geography in 2014. He is an urban geographer, whose research draws upon Foucault, new media theory, and variegation studies to examine the technological restructuring of the institutions and infrastructures of American cities over the last several decades. His primary research project analyzes the emergence, spread, and opposition to the mass surveillance programs and real-time crime centers constructed by police departments throughout the US.