See CV for complete list of publications
Forthcoming. In the Land of the Unreal: Virtual Reality, Los Angeles, and Fantasies of Technology Otherwise. Duke University Press.
2016. Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds. Duke University Press.
Articles, Essays, and Book Chapters
2022. “Ethnography of/and Virtual Reality.” In Costa, E., P. Lange, N. Haynes, & J. Sinanan (ed) The Routledge Companion to Media Anthropology.
2021. “Realities of Illusion: Illusion as a Way of Knowing from Torres Strait to Virtual Reality.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 27(2): 340-359.
2021. “Attending to the Otherwise: Reading Illusions through Virtual Reality.” In Fried, S. & R. Rosenberger (ed) Postphenomenology and Imaging: How to Read Technology.
2019. “Imagining Feminist Futures on the Small Screen: Inclusion and Care in VR Fictions.” NatureCulture 5. With M. Brandt.
2019. "The Moon's Earth." New Geographies 11: Extraterrestrial.
2018. “Greetings from Silicon Beach,” Anthropology News.
2017. "Gestures of Cosmic Relation and the Search for Another Earth." Environmental Humanities.
2017. "Resonant Worlds: Cultivating Proximal Encounters in Planetary Science." American Ethnologist.
2017. "Extra-terra Incognita: Martian Maps in the Digital Age." Social Studies of Science.
2015. "Beyond the Anthropocene: Un-Earthing an Epoch." Environment and Society: Advances in Research 6(1). With V. Olson.
2015. "The Greatest Missions Never Flown: Anticipatory Discourse and the Projectory in Technological Communities." Technology and Culture 56 (1). With J. Vertesi.
2014. "Earth as Analog: The Interdisciplinary Debate and Astronaut Training that took Earth to the Moon." Astropolitics 12(2-3).
2010. "The Problem With Pluto: Conflicting Cosmologies and the Classification of Planets." Social Studies of Science 40(2).
2021. “The Man, The Myth, The Metaverse.” Wired.
2017. "We need to stop talking about outer space as a 'frontier.'" Slate.
2016. "What's So Special about Another Earth." The New York Times.
2015. "Martian Science vs. 'The Martian.'" Motherboard.
2014. "McConaugheys in Space." Motherboard.