Coordinator of CRES
- (205) 348-3365
- 229 English Building
- Ph.D., English and Writing Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- M.A., English and Composition, Ball State University
- B.A., English, Albion College
- Composition & Rhetoric
- Writing Technologies
- Digital Rhetoric
Amber Buck’s research
Dr. Buck teaches Computers and Composition Digital Press.is also a Senior Editor for
- Writing on the Social Network: Digital Literacy Practices in Social Media’s First Decade. Utah State University Press/University Press of Colorado. Forthcoming.
- Netflix at the Nexus: Content, Practice, and Production in the Age of Streaming Television. Peter Lang. 2019.
- With Devon Ralston. “I Didn’t Sign Up for Your Research Study: The Ethics of Using ‘Public Data,” Computers & Composition, , 61 (2021). 12655.
- With Lilian Mina. “Critical Rhetorical Analysis of Social Media Sites.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 23.2 (2019).
- Buck, Amber. “The Top 5 Things I Learned About Social Media from ‘Celebrity Mean Tweets’”. Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures. Buzzademia: Scholarship in the Internet Vernacular Special Issue. 2019.
- With Theo Plothe. “Taking in the Trash: Storage Wars, Audience Response, and Trash TV.” Journal of Popular Culture, 48.6 (2015): 1089-1107.
- With Hannah Bellwoar. “Crafting Online Spaces: Identity and Materiality: An Interview with Hannah Bellwoar.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. Special issue on Social Media. 19.3 (2015).
- “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.
- “Feedback from Two Sides.” Explanation Points: Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition. Eds. Danielle DeVoss and John Gallagher. Southern Illinois University Press. 2019
- “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, 2017.
- “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. “Mapping Literate Lives: Narratives, Languages, and Histories of Place.” Ed. Lewis Ulman, Scott DeWitt, and Cynthia Selfe. Stories That Speak to Us: Exhibits from the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives. Computers and Composition Digital Press / Utah State University Press, 2013.
- 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.