Selected Publications

For a complete list of my publications, please see my CV.

Books & Special Issues

2017   Bier, J. Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, in press, May.

2013   Harris, A., S. Wyatt, B. van Heur, and J. Bier. Participatory Knowledge Production 2.0, special issue of Information, Communication, and Society 16(2).

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

2017 Bier, J. “Palestinian State Maps and Imperial Technologies of Staying Put” Public Culture 29 (1 81): 53-78.  Abstract  Full text

2016 Bier, J. and W. Schinkel. “Building Better Ecological Machines: Complexity Theory and Alternative Economic Models” Engaging Science and Technology Studies 2: 266-293. Abstract  Full text

2016 Bier, J. “Pillaged Books and Plundered Maps: Pirates and the Boundaries of Language” Krisis 2: 1-19.  Full text

2013   Wyatt, S., J. Bier, A. Harris, and B. van Heur. “Participatory Knowledge Production 2.0: Critical views and experiences,” introduction to Participatory Knowledge Production 2.0, special issue of Information, Communication, and Society 16(2): 153-59.  Full text

2012   Pavlovskaya, M. and J. Bier. “Mapping Census Data for Difference: Towards the Heterogeneous Geographies of the Arab American Communities of the New York Metropolitan AreaGeoforum 43(3): 483-49.  Abstract  Full text

2010   Bier, J. “How Niqula Nasrallah Became John Jacob Astor: Syrian Emigrants aboard the Titanic and the Materiality of LanguageThe Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 18(2): 171-191.  Abstract  Full text

2009   Bier, J. “Self-De(con)structing VegasHuman Geography 2(2): 86-90.  Full text

2002   Sunehag, A.L., K. Louie, J. Bier, S. Tigas, and M. W. Haymond. “Hexoneogenesis in the Human Breast during LactationThe Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 87: 297-301.  Abstract  Full text

Book Chapters

2018   Bier, J. “Mapping the Archive for Arab American Women’s Labor in the New York Metropolitan Area” in Arab American Women, edited by Suad Joseph. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, accepted for publication.  Full text

2017   Bier, J. “Quantification and Classification: The Politics of Counting and Sorting” in Wegwijs in STS: Knowing your Way in STS, edited by Harro van Lente, Tsjalling Swierstra, Sally Wyatt, and Ragna Zeiss. Maastricht : Maastricht University Science, Technology and Society Studies (MUSTS).

2015   Bier, J. “Images as Maps” in The History of Cartography, Volume Six: Cartography in the Twentieth Century, edited by Mark Monmonier, 804-5. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.  Full text

2009   Bier, J. “Subaltern Studies” in The Encyclopedia of Geography, edited by Barney Warf, 2711-2716. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  Full text