Robots and Communication (2015). Pivot Series. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK. (Information from Palgrave with free sample material. Also available for purchase from online book sellers including and I have also provided the overview and chapter abstracts here, to give a better idea of the content in the book.)

Book Chapters

“Interdependence in collaboration with robots” (2019). Routledge Companion to Disability and Media. Eds. Katie Ellis, Beth Haller & Gerard Goggin. (Author final version PDF.)

“Taking social machines beyond the ideal humanlike other” (2019). A Networked Self: Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience. Ed. Zizi Papacharissi. (Author final version PDF.)

“Aliveness and the off-switch in human-robot relations” (2018). Human-Machine Communication. Ed. Andrea Guzmann. (Author final version PDF.)

“The Potential of Otherness in Robotic Art” (2016). Art & Robotics – Exploring an Unlikely Symbiosis. Eds. Damith Herath, Christian Kroos, and Stelarc. Springer: Singapore. (Author final version PDF.)

“Rethinking Communication: Care Robots as Collaborative Assistants” (2015). Re-Orientation — Translingual Transcultural Transmedia (pp. 196-209). Eds. John Hartley and Weiguo Qu. Fudan University Press: Shanghai, China. (Author final version PDF.)

“Same … yet Other: Interpersonal Communication across Alternate Worlds” (2014). The Multiple Worlds of Fringe. Eds. Sherry Ginn, Tanya R. Cochran, and Paul Zinder. McFarland: North Carolina. (Author final version PDF.)

Journal Articles

Sandry, E. (2022). Who or what is creative? Collaborating with machines to make visual art. Transformations, 36, 54–70. (Open Access)

Sandry, E., Gomez, R. & Nakamura, K. (2021). Art, Design and Communication Theory in Creating the Communicative Social Robot ‘Haru’. Frontiers in Robotics and AI: The Art of Human-Robot Interaction, Creative Perspectives from Design and the Arts. (Open Access)

Sandry, E. & Peaty, G. Joyful Encounters: Learning to Play Well with Machines. (2021). Cultural Science Journal, 12(1): 44–58. doi: (Open Access)

Automation and human relations with the private vehicle: from automobiles to autonomous cars. (2018). Media International Australia 166(1): 11-19. (subscription required, author’s accepted manuscript)

Creative Collaborations with Machines (2017). Philosophy & Technology, 30(3): 305–319. doi: 10.1007/s13347-016-0240-4 (subscription required, read only version of final article or author’s accepted manuscript PDF.)

Re-evaluating the form and communication of social robots: the benefits of collaborating with machinelike robots (2015). International Journal of Social Robotics, 7(3): 335-346. doi: 10.1007/s12369-014-0278-3 (Subscription required, read only version of final article or author’s accepted manuscript PDF.)

Sandry, E. & Willson. M. Interruptions: reconsidering the immaterial in human engagements with technology. (2014). Transformations, 25. Open Access Journal

“Face to face” learning from others in Facebook groups. (2014). Digital Culture & Education 6(1): 1-12. HTML/PDF

Dancing around the subject with robots: ethical communication as a “triple audiovisual reality”. (2012). PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication, 4(1): 79-90. (This is an extended version of the ANZCA paper of the same title shown below.) PDF

Refereed Conference Publications

Encounter, Story and Dance: Human-Machine Communication and the Design of Human-Technology Interactions.
Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI ’18) 4-6 December 2018. ACM. PDF

Dancing around the subject with robots: ethical communication as a “triple audiovisual reality”.
Published in the proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) 2011 Conference, “Communication on the edge: Shifting boundaries and identities”. (Please read the extended journal article above, which offers a more complete explanation.)

Are workshops a valuable way to engage the future student? Evaluating workshops and tutorials in Women’s Studies.
Published in the proceedings of the 17th Annual Teaching and Learning Forum 2008, “Preparing for the graduate of 2015”. HTML

Positively speaking – actively listening: interdisciplinary reflections on lecturing as valuable in higher education.
Published in the proceedings of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 2006 Conference, “Critical visions: thinking, learning and researching in higher education”. PDF