Department of Criminology

Brendan McQuade Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
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Office Location

300C Payson Smith

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2022

Mondays 2:00 - 4:30 PM; Thursdays 9:00 - 11:00 AM


(207) 780-4241

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Binghamton University (SUNY) 2015
  • M.A. Binghamton University (SUNY) 2010
  • B.A. Hampshire College 2007


Brendan McQuade earned his BA at Hampshire College and MA and PhD at Binghamton University (SUNY). He previously taught at DePaul University in the International Studies Department and at SUNY-Cortland in the Sociology/Anthropology Department. His areas of interest are historical sociology, state theory, the critique of security, and social movements.

Recent Publications

Pacifying the Homeland: Intelligence Fusion and Mass Supervision. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019

The rest of his published works can be accessed at