Associate Professor

Office: 541-737-0720

Snell Hall

Snell Hall 030D

2150 SW Jefferson Way

2150 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
PhD, Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media, NC State University

Profile Field Tabs

Affiliated with: 
New Media Communications
Courses Taught: 

NMC 493: Media and Power

NMC 430: Media Theory

NMC 437: New Media and Society

NMC 100: New Media and Culture

COM 599: Media and Rhetoric

COMM 368: Propaganda and Social Control

COM 320: Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

Research/Career Interests: 


Packer, Nuñez de Villavicencio, Monea, Oswald, Maddalena, and Reeves, Prison House of the Circuit: Politics of Control from Analog to Digital (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 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: New York University Press, 2017). 


Joshua Reeves, "Rhetoric, Violence, and the Subject of Civility," Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 19.1 (2022): 91-108.

Jeremy Packer and Joshua Reeves, “Making Enemies with Media,” Communication and the Public 5.1/2 (2020): 16-25. 

Glencora Borradaile and Joshua Reeves, “Sousveillance Capitalism,” Surveillance & Society 18.2 (2020): 272–75.  

Joshua Reeves, “Common Senselessness about the War: On Shaw’s Media Delirium,” SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies 40.1 (2020): 36–49.

Chris Ingraham and Joshua Reeves, "Character Assassins and Moral Entrepreneurs: Social Media and the Regulation of Morality," in the Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination Reputation Management, eds. Sergei A. Samoilenko, Martijn Icks, Jennifer Keohane, and Eric B. Shiraev (New York: Routledge, 2019). 

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

Joshua Reeves, “Of Social Networks and Suicide Nets: Biopolitics and the Suicide Screen.” Television & New Media 18.6 (2017): 512–28. 

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 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017).

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

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

Rachel Hall, Torin Monahan, and Joshua Reeves (eds.), “Surveillance and Performance,” special issue of Surveillance & Society 14.2 (2016): 154–276.

Rachel Hall, Torin Monahan, and Joshua Reeves, “Editorial: Surveillance and Performance.” Surveillance & Society 14.2 (2016): 154–67.

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

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. 

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

​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. 

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

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. 

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

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

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

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


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