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J.D. Schnepf, PhD

Assistant Professor of American Studies
J.D. Schnepf, PhD
E-mail:
j.d.schnepf rug.nl

Selected Publications

  • "Home Invasion as Imperial Form." Drone Aesthetics: War, Culture, Ecology. Ed. Beryl Pong and Michael Richardson. London: Open Humanities Press (2022). In Progress.
  • “Flood From Above: Disaster Mediation and Drone Humanitarianism.” Media + Environment. Ed. Lisa Parks and Janet Walker. 1.2 (2020).
  • "Unreliable Vision: On the Art of Optimization and Loss.” Life Forms: Essays on the Artworks of Andreas Greiner, and the Display, Synthesis, and Simulation of Life. Ed. Carson Chan. Gent: Snoeck (2020).
  • “In Sheep's Clothing: Mammalian Morphologies and Aerial Infrared Surveillance."Feminist Media Studies. Ed. Safiya Umoja Noble and Melanie Kennedy. 20.2 (2020).
  • “Review of The Robotic Imaginary: The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor by Jennifer Rhee.” American Literary History: Online Review. Series XXI (2020). 
  • "Racialized Surveillance and the US Census: Tabulating Labor." Humans at Work in the Digital Age: Forms of Digital Textual Labor. Ed. Andrew Pilsch and Shawna Ross. New York: Routledge (2019).
  • "Unsettling Aerial Surveillance: Surveillance Studies After Standing Rock."Surveillance & Society, 17.5 (2019).
  • “Exhibit Review: ‘Drone Warriors: The Art of Surveillance and Resistance at Standing Rock.’” Museum Anthropology, 42.2 (2019).
  • “‘Hopes and Dreams Toward Survival’: Art and Security at the US-Mexico Border.” International Feminist Journal of Politics, 21.3 (2019).
  • “Aerial Domestic Photography in the Era of Drone Warfare.” MFS Modern Fiction Studies, 63.2 (2017).
  • “Imagining the Near Future: An Interview with Dexter Palmer,” Public Books, July (2016).

Selected Awards, Prizes, and Fellowships

  • 2019 Amy J. Elias Founder's Award, Association for the Study of Arts of the Present
  • 2019 Emory Elliott Essay Prize, International American Studies Association
  • 2019 University Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences Award, Princeton University
  • 2019 Fellowship for Distinguished Non-Geographer, American Association of Geographers
  • 2018-19 University Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences Award, Princeton University
  • 2017-18 University Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences Award, Princeton University
  • 2016-17 Provostial Fund Award, Division of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University
  • 2016-17 Elson Family Arts Initiative Award, Division of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University
  • 2015-16 Provostial Fund Award, Division of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University
  • 2014-15 Provostial Fund Award, Division of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University
  • 2013-14 Research Fellowship, Huntington Library
  • 2013-14 Research Fellowship, Christopher Isherwood Foundation
Last modified:06 August 2020 07.38 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands