​I'm an associate professor at Oregon State University, where I have a joint
appointment in New Media Communications and Speech Communication.
I also serve as an associate editor of Surveillance & Society. See below
to learn more about my research or to download some of my published work.


Packer, Sanchez-Nunez, Monea, Oswald, Maddalena, and Reeves, PrisonHouse of the

Circuit: A Media Genealogy (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 

forthcoming 2022). 


Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves, Killer Apps: War, Media, Machine (Durham, NC:
Duke University Press, 2020). 


Joshua Reeves, Citizen Spies: The Long Rise of America's Surveillance Society

(New York, NY: New York University Press, 2017).


Joshua Reeves, "The Subject of Civility," forthcoming in Communication and

Critical/Cultural Studies.

Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves, "Making Enemies with Media." Communication and

the Public 5.1/2 (2020): 16-25. (PDF)

Cora Borradaile and Joshua Reeves, "Sousveillance Capitalism." Surveillance & Society 

18.2 (2020): 272-75. (PDF)

Joshua Reeves, "Common Senselessness about the War: On Shaw's Media Delirium."

SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies 40.1 (2020): 36-49. (PDF)

Joshua Reeves and Chris Ingraham, "Character Assassins and Moral Entrepreneurs: Social Media and the Regulation of Morality," in the Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management, eds. Sergei A. SamoilenkoMartijn IcksJennifer Keohane, and Eric B. Shiraev, 366-378 (New York: Routledge, 2019). (PDF)

Joshua Reeves, "Surveillance and Communication," in the Routledge Handbook of Communication and Security, eds. Hamilton Bean and Bryan C. Taylor, 368-380 (New York: Routledge, 2019). (PDF)

Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves, "Taking People Out: Drones, Media/Weapons, and the Coming Humanectomy," in Life in the Age of Drones, eds. Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan, 261-81 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017). (PDF)

Joshua Reeves, "Of Social Networks and Suicide Nets: Biopolitics and the Suicide Screen." Television and New Media: 18.6 (2017): 513-28. (PDF)

Chris Ingraham and Joshua Reeves, "New Media, New Panics." Critical Studies in Media Communication 33.5 (2016): 455-67. (PDF)


Rachel Hall, Torin Monahan, and Joshua Reeves (eds). Surveillance and Performance. Special Issue of Surveillance & Society 14.2 (2016): 153-276. (WEB) 


Rachel Hall, Torin Monahan, and Joshua Reeves. "Editorial: Surveillance and Performance." Surveillance & Society 14.2 (2016): 153-67. (PDF)

Joshua Reeves, "Automatic for the People: The Automation of Communicative Labor." Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 13.2 (2016): 150-165. (PDF)


Joshua Reeves, "License to Kill: Trayvon Martin and the Logic of Exception." Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies 15.4 (2015): 287-91. (PDF)


Nathan Hulsey and Joshua Reeves, "The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Google, Ingress, and the Gift of Surveillance." Surveillance & Society 12.3 (2014): 389-400. (PDF)


Joshua Reeves and Ethan Stoneman, “Heidegger and the Aesthetics of Rhetoric.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 27.2 (2014): 137-57. (PDF)


​Joshua Reeves, "The State of Babel after the Fall: Philo Judaeus and the Possibility of Rhetoric." Advances in the History of Rhetoric 17.1 (2014): 34-42. (PDF)


Joshua Reeves and Jeremy Packer, "Police Media: The Governance of Territory, Speed, and Communication." Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 10.4 (2013): 359-84. ​(PDF)


Joshua Reeves and Matthew S. May, "The Peace Rhetoric of a War President: Barack Obama and the Just War Legacy." Rhetoric & Public Affairs 16.4 (2013): 623-50. (PDF)


Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves, "Romancing the Drone: Military Desire and Anthropophobia from SAGE to Swarm." Canadian Journal of Communication 38 (2013): 309-31. (PDF) 


Joshua Reeves, “Suspended Identification: Atopos and the Work of Public Memory.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 46.3 (2013): 306-27. (PDF)


Joshua Reeves, “Temptation and Its Discontents: Digital Rhetoric, Flow, and the Possible.” Rhetoric Review 33.3 (2013): 314-30. (PDF)


Joshua Reeves, “If You See Something, Say Something: Lateral Surveillance and the Uses of Responsibility.” Surveillance & Society 10.3-4 (2012): 235-48. (PDF)