Friday, January 6, 2017

Bibliography of my scholarship on the FBI, surveillance, and civil liberties


Surveillance in America: Critical Analysis of the FBI, 1920 to the Present (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012).

The Dangers of Dissent: The FBI and Civil Liberties since 1965 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010).


“The State Response to Occupy: Surveillance and Suppression,” in Todd A. Comer, ed., What Comes After Occupy?: The Regional Politics of Resistance (Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2015),  234-259.

“From Surveillance to Torture: The Evolution of U.S. Interrogation Practices during the War on Terror,” Security Journal (April 2015): 165-183.

“Everyone is a Terrorist Now: Marginalizing Protest in the U.S.,” Radical Criminology  2 (Fall 2013): 125-138.

“The FBI’s Attack on Dissent,” in Jeffrey Shantz, ed., Protest and Punishment: The Repression of Resistance in the Era of Neoliberal Globalization (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2012), 49-76.

“The FBI and the Making of the Terrorist Threat,” Radical History Review 111 (Fall 2011): 35-50.

“Reagan Revives FBI Spying,” in Kimberly R. Moffitt and Duncan Campbell, eds., The 1980s: A Critical and Transitional Decade (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011), 43-64. 

“Government Suppression of Social Activism,” in Gary L. Anderson and Kathryn Kerr, eds., Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2007), 632-636.

“Federal Bureau of Investigation,” in David L. Hudson, David A. Schultz, and John R. Vile, eds., Encyclopedia of the First Amendment  (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2008).

“Federal Bureau of Investigation,” in Nikki Brown and Barry Stentiford, eds., Jim Crow Encyclopedia (Westport, Ct: Greenwood Press, 2008), 294-298.  [new edition in 2016]


“American Hustle: True or False?” History News Network, Feb. 10, 2014, [reprinted at Hollywood Progressive website]

“On the Internment of American Radicals,” Oct. 5, 2012, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group,

“Surveillance and the Communications of Americans,” June 14, 2012, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group,

“Surveillance Directed at Critics of the FBI,” May 18, 2011, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group,

“Deep Throat and Government Records,” History News Network, Dec. 6, 2010,

“Civil Rights Photojournalist Named as FBI Spy,” Sept. 20, 2010, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group,