Dr Joe Deville

Lecturer

Research Overview

Joe Deville is a Senior 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.
Book

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

ISF: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs
01/11/2019 → 31/10/2022
Research

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

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

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

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

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

“Scaling Small: COPIM and the Infrastructural Politics of Open Access Book Publishing”, OASPA’s 11th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing
Invited talk

“Quality Assurance and Peer Review”, Critical Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communication”
Invited talk

“The Emotional Work of Debt Collection”, Collegium Generale: Schuld und Schulden
Invited talk

‘Emergent domestic financial practices’ / ‘Building the infrastructure of domestic finance’. Sessions at the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Conference
Participation in conference

“Open Access Publishing and the Future of the University”, Radical Open Access II
Invited talk

“Comparing Comparativisms: A Comparative Analysis of Practising Comparison’s Comparisons” Doing Comparison
Invited talk

“The Disaffects of Interminable Standby: Preparing for Non-disaster”, Capacious Conference
Participation in conference

Data Publics: Investigating the Formation and Representation of Crowds, Groups and Clusters in Digital Economies
Participation in conference

Financial Economies: Studying Finance In-between Domestication, Capture, and Governance”, New Economic Sociology and Sociology: Where Do They Meet?
Participation in conference

“The Interminable Present: Preparing for Non-Disaster”, Association of American Geographers Annual Conference
Participation in conference

“Oikonomising Financial Economies: A Grounded Theory of Finacialization?”, The 12th Annual International Ethnography Symposium. Politics and Ethnography in an Age of Uncertainty
Participation in conference

"Oh for the perfect debtor!: A rapid tour through utopias of debt collection”
Participation in conference

“Domesticizing Credit and Debt: Between Market Devices and Everyday Calculation”, Debt trails: Mapping Relations of Debt and Credit from Everyday Actors to Global Credit Markets
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Open Futures: The Politics of Academic Book Publishing
Participation in conference

“Lived Economies of Default”, Depoliticization and the Political Today
Invited talk

“Tracking the Credit Trackers: The Case of Digital Payday Lending”, Department of Sociology Research Seminar
Invited talk

“Debt and the Arts of Market Attachment”, Debt: Experience and Critique
Invited talk

“Methods for Seeing the Invisible Algorithm: The Case of Digital Payday Lending”, Methods Mixtures Seminar Series
Invited talk

“Nudging nudge. Or, What Might Behavioural Economists and Economisers Learn From STS?”, BSA Annual Conference 2016
Participation in conference

“The Market Will Have You: The Arts of Market Attachment in a Digital Economy”, (Im)Possible Markets: 4th Interdisciplinary Market Studies Workshop
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Domesticizing Financial Economies, workshop, Sciences Po
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Domesticizing Financial Economies, part 3’, mini-conference at Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics 28th Annual Conference
Participation in conference

“Domesticizing Credit Data: Digital Subprime and the Scraping of Online Information”, SASE 27th Annual Conference: Inequality in the 21st Century
Participation in conference

“Following Capitalism’s Affects. Or, an Unlikely Encounter Between Behavioural Economics, STS and Affect Theory”, Affect: Worldings, Tensions, Futures
Participation in conference

“Nudging Nudge. Or, What Might Behavioural Economists and Economisers Learn From STS?”, Economic Exchanges
Invited talk

“Mattering Press: Publishing With Care”, Radical Open Access
Invited talk

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