I’m an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alabama¬†where I teach courses in composition, multimodal and professional writing, and graduate courses in composition theory and pedagogy. I received my PhD in English and Writing Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2012, and my research explores how technologies influence writers, writing processes, and identities. My book project, Writing on the Social Network: Identity, Literacy, and Digital Ecologies, expands models of literacy ecologies to include writing technologies, specifically social media through qualitative case studies of graduate and undergraduate students.

I am the Social Media and Visibility Editor for Computers and Composition Digital Press, and my work has been published in Research in the Teaching of English (2012), Computers and Composition (2008), and the edited collections Ubiquitous Learning (2009) and Stories That Speak to Us: Exhibits from the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives (2013).

Contact me at ambuck [at] ua.edu.