About Me

Jamie Duncan is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies and a researcher at the Centre for Access to Information and Justice at the University of Winnipeg. Jamie studies information policy, technology governance, and strategic communications with a focus on topics related to security, migration, and policing. As an interdisciplinary social scientist, Jamie draws from the fields of political science, law, sociology, and communications. His work has appeared in outlets such as The British Journal of Criminology and The Globe and Mail. Jamie’s doctoral research focuses on how digital transformation is deepening international cooperation among the Five Eyes countries in the fields of border security and migration management. This work is supported by a Canada Graduate Scholarship in Honour of Nelson Mandela.


  • information policy
  • strategic communications
  • technology governance
  • security
  • migration
  • policing


  • Ph.D. in Criminology, 2020 - present

    University of Toronto

  • M.I. in Information Policy, 2019

    University of Toronto

  • B.A. in Global Development Studies, 2016

    Western University