Dr Andrew Hope

Dr Andrew Hope
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit Sociology, Criminology & Gender Studies
 Email andrew.hope@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 5212
 Location Floor/Room 1 40 ,  Napier Building ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Andrew Hope joined the University of Adelaide in March 2012. Prior to leaving the UK he taught in the Departments of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan and Sunderland Universities as well as the Schools of Education at Huddersfield and Durham Universities. 


    Administrative / Managerial Duties

    • Head of the Department of Sociology, Criminology & Gender Studies (January 2015 -current)
    • Deputy Head of the School of Social Sciences (July 2017 - current)
    • Founder of the Bachelor of Criminology, the Bachelor of Sociology, the Major in Criminology, the Major in Sociology and the Major in Gender Studies.
    • Co-founder of the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science, the Major in Politics and the Minor in Forensic Medicine. 
    • Member of the School of Social Sciences Executive Committee (January 2015 -current)
    • Don Dunstan Foundation Board of Management (February 2016- current) 
    • Member of the Faculty of Arts Gender, Equity & Diversity Committee (November 2015 - current).
    • Acting Associate Head Learning and Teaching, School of Social Sciences (July 2015 - January 2016).
    • ERA coordinator for the 1602, 1607 and 1699 FoR codes and co-coordinator for the 1300's (2015, 2018 ERA submission).
    • Member of the School of Social Sciences Research Committee (Sept. 2014 -January 2016).
    • Acting Head, School of Education (September 2013-October 2013).
    • Proxy Associate Dean Research, Faculty of the Professions (January 2013-May 2014)
    • Associate Head Research, School Of Education (Sept. 2012-May 2014)
    • Higher Degree by Research Coordinator, School of Education (June 2013-May 2014)
    • Member of the School of Education Executive Committee, School of Education (March 2012-May 2014)
    • Associate Head of Teacher Education, School of Education (March 2012– October 2012)
  • Qualifications

    Accredited Fellow of the U.K. Higher Education Academy


    University of Durham                         Ph.D. in Sociology


    University of Edinburgh                     MSc. in Social Anthropology.


    University of Leicester                       Post Graduate Certificate of Education with Qualified Teacher Status (Secondary Schooling) in Sociology.


    University of Bath                              MSc. in Social Policy Analysis.


    University of Nottingham                   BA (Hons) in Social Policy and Administration.

  • Research Interests

    ·         Surveillance and risk in late modernity


    ·        Critical explorations of educational technology 


    ·         Foucault, social control and resistance.

  • Publications


    Hope, A. (in print) Unsocial Media: school surveillance of student internet use. In Deakin, J., Taylor, E. and Kupchik, A. (Eds.) Handbook of School Security, Surveillance and Punishment. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

    Habel, C. and Hope, A. (in print). Little Big Learning: Subversive Play / GBL Rebooted. In C. Tan, C. Walker and D. Cermak-Sassenrath (Eds.) The Playful Subversion of Technoculture. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

    Hope, A. and Matthews, J. (2018) ‘How not to be a terrorist’: radicalisation and young Western Muslims’ digital discourses. In Pickard, S. & Bessant, J. (Eds.) Young People Re-Generating Politics in Times of Crises. London: Palgrave MacMillan. pp. 161-178.

    Hope, A. (2017) World of spycraft: video games, gamification and surveillance creep, in E. Taylor and T. Rooney (Eds.) Surveillance Futures: Social and ethical implications of new technologies for children and young people.London: Routledge. pp. 162-173.

    Hope, A. (2016) Biopower and school surveillance technologies 2.0. The British Journal of Sociology of Education. 37 (7), pp. 885-904.

    Hope, A. (2016) Educational heterotopia and student's use of Facebook. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology. 32(1), pp 47-58. https://ajet.org.au/index.php/AJET/article/view/2209/1339

    Hope, A. (2015) Governmentality and the 'selling' of school surveillance devices. The Sociological Review. 63(4), pp 840-857.  

    Hope, A.  (2015) Schoolchildren, governmentality and national e-safety policy discourse. Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education. 36(3), pp 343-353.

    Hope, A. (2015) Foucault's toolbox: critical insights for education and technology researchers. Learning, Media and Technology. 40(4), pp 536-549.

    Hope, A. (2014) Learning analytics, Foucault and the phantom menace. Learning with New Media Research Group, Monash University. http://newmediaresearch.educ.monash.edu.au/lnmrg/blog/learning-analytics-foucault-and-phantom-menace

    Hope, A. (2013) The shackled school internet: zemiological solutions to the problem of over-blocking. Learning, Media and Technology. Vol. 38, No. 3. pp 270-283. 

    Hope, A. (2013) The politics of online risk and the discursive construction of school e-safety. In K. Facer and N. Selwyn (Eds.) The Politics of Education and Technology: conflicts, controversies and connections.  London: Palgrave / Macmillan. pp. 83-98.

    Hope, A. (2013) Foucault, panopticism and school surveillance research. In M. Murphy (Ed.) Social Theory and Education Research. London: Routledge. pp. 35-51. 

    Hope, A. (2013) ‘Clouds’ that reign over: learning to be surveilled in the ‘database school’. Learning with New Media Research Group, Monash University. http://newmediaresearch.educ.monash.edu.au/lnmrg/blog/learning-to-be-surveilled

    Hope, A. (2011) Internet Risk @ School: Cultures of Control in State Education. Saarbrucken: Lambert Press.

    Hope, A. (2010) Student resistance to the surveillance curriculum. International Studies in Sociology of Education.  Vol. 20, No. 4. pp 319-334.

    Hope, A. (2010) Seductions of risk and school cyberspace. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, Vol. 26, No. 5. pp 690-703.

    Hope, A. (2010) Seductions of Risk, Social Control, and Resistance to School Surveillance. In T. Monahan and R. D. Torres (Eds.) Schools Under Surveillance: Cultures of Control in Public Schools. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. pp 230-245

    Hope, A. (2009) CCTV, school surveillance and social control. British Educational Research Journal. Vol. 35, No. 6. pp 891-907.  [Reprinted in M. Murphy (Ed.) (2013) Social Theory and Education Research, Volume 4. London, Sage Publications].

    Hope, A. (2008) Internet pollution discourses, exclusionary practices and the ‘culture of over-blocking’ within UK schools. Technology, Pedagogy and Education. Vol. 17, No.2, 103-113

    Hope, A. (2007) Risk-taking, boundary-performance and intentional school internet 'misuse.' Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education. Vol. 28, No. 1, pp 87-99. 

    Hope, A. (2007) Children and Risk in P. Zwozdiak-Myers (Ed.) (2007) Childhood and Youth Studies. Exeter: Learning Matters Limited. pp 35-44.

    Hope, A. (2006) School Internet Use, youth and risk: a social-cultural study of the relation between staff views of on-line dangers and students' ages in UK schools. British Educational Research Journal. Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 307-329.

    Hope, A. (2005) Panopticism, Play and the Resistance of Surveillance: case studies of the observation of student Internet use in UK schools. The British Journal of Sociology of Education. Volume 26, No. 3. pp 359-373.

    Hope, A. and Oliver, P. (Eds) (2005) Risk, Education and Culture. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

    Hope, A. (2005) Risk, Education and Culture: interpreting danger as a dynamic culturally situated process in A. Hope and P. Oliver (Eds) (2005) Risk, Education and Culture. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing. pp. 3-20.

    Hope, A. (2005) ‘Moral panic’, internet use and risk: perspectives in educational organisations in A. Hope and P. Oliver (Eds) (2005) Risk, Education and Culture. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing. pp 63-77.

    Hope, A. (2004) Danger, ‘otherness' and chat-room use in UK schools. New Era in Education. Volume 85, Number 2. pp. 60-66



The information in this directory is provided to support the academic, administrative and business activities of the University of Adelaide. To facilitate these activities, entries in the University Phone Directory are not limited to University employees. The use of information provided here for any other purpose, including the sending of unsolicited commercial material via email or any other electronic format, is strictly prohibited. The University reserves the right to recover all costs incurred in the event of breach of this policy.

Entry last updated: Monday, 16 Oct 2017

To link to this page, please use the following URL:  https://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/andrew.hope