Dr Joe Deville


Research Overview

Joe Deville is a Lecturer based jointly in the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology and the Department of Sociology. His research interests include:

  • The everyday, embodied life of debt, credit and finance
  • Informational mobility, methods of algorithmic prediction, futures of credit scoring
  • Open Access and the politics of academic knowledge production
  • Disaster preparedness and the production/materialisation of risk
  • Science and technology studies, speculative sociology, non-representational theory
  • Digital methods

Twitter: @joe_dev

Selected Publications

Lived economies of default: consumer credit, debt collection, and the capture of affect
Deville, J. 2015 London : Routledge. 212 p. ISBN: 9780415622509.

Consumer credit default and collections: the shifting ontologies of market attachment
Deville, J. 2014 In: Consumption, Markets and Culture. 17, 5, p. 468-490. 23 p.
Journal article

Debtor publics: tracking the participatory politics of consumer credit
Deville, J. 01/2016 In: Consumption, Markets and Culture. 19, 1, p. 38-55. 18 p.
Journal article

Concrete governmentality: shelters and the transformations of preparedness
Deville, J., Guggenheim, M., Hrdličková, Z. 06/2014 In: The Sociological Review. 62, Supp. S1, p. 183-210. 18 p.
Journal article

New Platforms for Open Access Book Distribution
01/04/2018 → 30/06/2018

Graphic Futures
17/10/2017 → 30/06/2018

Digital Technologies of Debt Resilience
03/02/2014 → 03/06/2014

Organising Disaster: Civil Protection and the Population
01/01/2011 → 30/06/2015

ESRC Studentship PTA-031–2006–00457
01/07/2009 → 01/07/2012

  • CeMoRe - Centre for Mobilities Research
  • Centre for Technological Futures
  • DSI - Society