Prof. Dr. Ned Rossiter

Ned Rossiter is Professor of Communication in the Institute for Culture and Society and teaches into the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University. Ned is a media theorist noted for his research on network cultures, the politics of cultural labour, logistical media, and data politics. He is the author of Organized Networks: Media Theory, Creative Labour, New Institutions (Rotterdam: NAi, 2006) and Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares (New York: Routledge, 2016. His writings have been translated into Italian, Spanish, German, French, Finnish, Dutch, Chinese, Greek, Latvian, and Hungarian. Ned is a Chief Investigator on two current Australian Research Council Discovery Projects, ‘Logistical Worlds: Infrastructure, Software, Labour’ ( and ‘Data Centres and the Governance of Labour and Territory’.