Dr. Karine Côté-Boucher is an Assistant Professor in the International Centre for Comparative Criminology at the Université de Montréal.
She has a background as a sociologist and studies refugees and migration. Situated in critical studies of security and surveillance, her work focusses on the different practices of private and public actors in border security and surveillance. She focuses on two aspects. The first relates to the current transformation of the working culture in security. The second one focusses on the securitization on the mobility of goods in the cross-border transport industry.