Andrea Miller

andrea miller

Position Title
CST PhD Candidate


Bio

Dissertation: Vital Infrastructures: Policing Life and Land in the Savannah River Basin

Research Interests: Critical Military Studies; Policing and Surveillance; Preemption; Drone War; Critical Infrastructure; Technocultural Studies; Cultural Geography; Indigenous Studies; Critical Race and Ethnic Studies; Queer and Feminist Theory

Fellowship, Grants, and Awards:

  • Mellon Summer Research Fellow, Mellon Research Initiative: Comparative Border Studies, University of California, Davis, Summer 2017
  • Mellon Graduate Fellow, Surveillance Democracies, John E. Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures (2015-2016)
  • UC Davis Humanities Institute, Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies (HArCS) Summer Fellowship (2015)
  • Graduate Scholars Fellowship (2014-2015)

Education

  • BA, Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Women's and Gender Studies, University of South Carolina Upstate, 2009.
  • MA, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Georgia State University, 2014.

Publications:

  • “Shadows of War, Traces of Policing: Weaponizing Space and the Sensible in Preemption.” In Captivating Technology: Race, Technoscience, Carcerality and Liberating Imagination, edited by Ruha Benjamin. Duke University Press, forthcoming.
  • “(Im)Material Terror: Incitement to Violence Discourse As Racializing Technology in the War on Terror.” In Life in the Age of Drone Warfare, edited by Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017.
  • "Protocological Violence and the Colonial Database." Antipode. May 2017. https://radicalantipode.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/6-andrea-miller.pdf
  • “Intervention Symposium: Introduction to Algorithmic Governance.” Co-authored with Jeremy Crampton. Antipode. May 2017. https://antipodefoundation.org/2017/05/19/algorithmic-governance/
  • “Ghost Photography in the War on Terror: Manadel al-Jamadi and the Shadow of Surveillance.” Media Fields Journal 11 (2016).

Presentations:

  • “Remote Sensing the Border Imaginary in Postcommodity’s Repellent Fence.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 2017.
  • “Shadows of War, Traces of Risk: Preemptive Policing and the Production of Carceral Space in Atlanta, GA.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2017.
  • “Wartime Sense-making and Atmospheric Violence at Stone Mountain, GA.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 2016.
  • “‘Excessively Crude or Objectionable’: Metadata+ and the (In)Visibility of US Drone Warfare.” Visible Evidence XXIII, Bozeman, MT, August 2016.
  • "Aerial Dispositions and Atmospheric Politics," co-authored with Caren Kaplan. Eyes in the Skies: Drones and the Politics of Distance Warfare, University of California, Davis, April 2016.