Miranda Bruce

Position: PhD Student

School and/or Centres: School of Sociology

Email: miranda.bruce@anu.edu.au

Phone: 02 61252787

Location: Level 4, Room 4.17, 146 Ellery Cr., RSSS Building


Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Thesis title: The Internet of Individuation; July 2021

Miranda Bruce is a researcher in sociology and technology studies. Her PhD dissertation focuses on the Internet of Things and its theoretical implications for sociology and social theory more broadly. Her interests include Gilbert Simondon, Gilles Deleuze, and studies in technology that focus on individuation. Over the past ten years she has convened multiple university level courses, presented at conferences, and edited and contributed to a collection for Routledge. Currently, she is employed by Oxford University for the Human Cybercriminal Project, which investigates the geography of cybercrime and cybercriminals.


Technology studies, Gilbert Simondon, Gilles Deleuze, homelessness, public infrastructure, smart agriculture, history of cybernetics

Kennedy, R., Zapasnik, J., McCann, H., & Bruce, M. (2013). All those little machines: Assemblage as transformative theory.

Tsalapatanis, A., Bruce, M., Bissell, D., & Keane, H. (Eds.). (2019). Social Beings, Future Belongings: Reimagining the Social. Routledge.

Southerton, C., & Bruce, M. (2019). Beyond human (un) belonging: intimacies and the impersonal in Black Mirror. In Social Beings, Future Belongings (pp. 107-121). Routledge.

Lusthaus, J., Bruce, M., & Phair, N. (2020, September). Mapping the Geography of Cybercrime: A Review of Indices of Digital Offending by Country. In 2020 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy Workshops (EuroS&PW) (pp. 448-453). IEEE.

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