Avi's picAvi Marciano is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His research address social, political and philosophical aspects of surveillance, with particular attention to the use of biometrics in Israel. Avi is also interested in new media use by LGBTQ, including gay youth, transgender people, and senior gay men. Currently, he is a visiting fellow at Yale University (Information Society Project) and a research affiliate at MIT (Anthropology).