Daniel Miller is Professor of Material Culture at the Department
of Anthropology University College London. Recent
books include Materiality (ed. Duke 2005), Clothing as Material
Culture (with S. Küchler) (Berg 2005), The Cell Phone:
An Anthropology of Communication (with H. Horst) (Berg
2006) and The Comfort of Things (Polity 2008). He is currently
working on projects concerned with global denim, material culture and loss, waste, and long distance relationships.