Amber Buck completed her PhD in English and Writing Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2012. Her research interests include digital literacies, multimodal composition, new media and identity, and social media.
Amber is the Social Media and Visibility Editor for Computers and Composition Digital Press. You can also find her at http://www.amberbuck.net/
With Theo Plothe. "Taking in the Trash: Storage Wars, Audience Response, and Trash TV." Journal of Popular Culture, 48.6 (2015): 1089-1107.
“Examining Digital Literacy Practices on Social Network Sites.” Research in the Teaching of English. 47 (2012): 9-37.
“The Invisible Interface: MS Word in the Writing Center.” Computers and Composition. 25 (2008): 396-415.
“Grad School 2.0: Performing Professionalism on Social Media.” Ed. Stephanie Vie & Douglas Walls. Social Writing/Social Media: Pedagogy, Presentation, and Publics. WAC Clearinghouse/Parlor Press. Forthcoming.
"Physically Present and Digitally Active: Locating Ecologies of Writing on Social Networks." Ed. Patrick Thomas & Pamela Takayoshi. Literacy in Practice: Writing in Private, Public, and Working Lives. New York: Routledge, 2016. 86-102.
With Gail E. Hawisher, Paul Prior, Patrick Berry, Steven E. Gump, Cory Holding, Hannah Lee, Christa Olson, and Janine Solberg. “Ubiquitous Writing and Learning: Digital Media as Tools for Reflection and Research on Literate Activity." Ubiquitous Learning: Emerging Ecologies. Ed. Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2009. 254-264.