Professor Tom Sorell

Professor Tom Sorell

Committee Member Tom Sorell

Tom Sorell is Professor of Politics and Philosophy at Warwick University. He has long- standing interests in the ethics of security and policing, as well as the ethics of data analytics. He is also involved in research on machine learning in cancer diagnostics. He is the editor (with Kat Hadjimatheou and John Guelke) of Security Ethics (Routledge). He has led the EU-funded DETECTER FP7 Security project and assisted in leading its successor, SURVEILLE. From 2013-2016 he was ESRC Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellowship in the ethics of counter-terrorism and the fight against organised crime.

He is a member of the Biometrics and Forensic Ethics Group of the Home Office, and the Strategic Hub on Organized Crime at RUSI. He is the author or editor of 20 books and the author or co-author of 150 peer-reviewed articles.