Miranda Sheild Johansson is a social anthropologist whose work focuses on contemporary Bolivia. She is interested in conceptions of work, the value of productivity, and fiscal cultures. She received her Ph.D. in anthropology in 2014 from the London School of Economics and has worked as a teaching fellow at the University College London (UCL). Sheild Johansson is currently a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the UCL, working on a research project titled Becoming a Taxpayer: Fiscal Expansion and Economic Subjectivities in Bolivia. She has published in various academic journals on the themes of agricultural labor and taxation.