1994-1997 State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY Ph.D. Writing, Teaching, and Criticism
Dissertation: Virtual Prognosis: Writing and the State
1992-1994 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM M.A. English, concentration in Creative Writing-Poetry
Thesis: Zoon: A Postmodern Poetic
1987-1991 Rutgers College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ B.A. English/History
2009-Present Associate Professor, English Department, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY
2004-2009 Associate Professor of English and Professional Writing English Department, State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY
2001-2004 Assistant Professor of English and Professional Writing, English Department, State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY
1999-2001 Assistant Professor of Humanities and Writing, School of Humanities, Penn State Capital College, Middletown and Schuylkill Haven, PA
1997-1999 Brittain Fellow, School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
1994-1997 Teaching Assistant, English Department, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
1992-1994 Teaching Assistant, English Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
- John Lovas Memorial Academic Weblog Award for Digital Digs (http://www.alex-reid.net), awarded May 2008
- Honorable Mention, W. Ross Winterowd Award for Best Book in Composition Theory for The Two Virtuals: New Media and Composition, awarded April 2008
- The Two Virtuals: New Media and Composition. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2007.
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
- “Miscellanea U: Post-disciplinary Networks in Social Media.” On the Horizon 17.3 (2009): 190 – 196.
- “Portable Composition: iTunes University and Networked Pedagogies” Computers and Composition. 25 (2008) 61–78.
- “Tuning In: Infusing Media Networks into Professional Writing Curriculum” Kairos: A Journal of
- Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 12(1) (2008): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/12.2/binder.html?praxis/reid/index.html Word Count: 3,466 plus three videos 6:34, 2:30, 5:44 in length
- “New Media’s Long History and Global Future: Incorporating Technology into a Professional
- Writing Program.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 8.1 (2003): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/8.1/binder2.html?coverweb/reid/reid.swf 60 pages approx, 15,000 words
- “Panoptic Technologies and their Machinic Becomings.” Culture Machine 3 (2001). http://culturemachine.tees.ac.uk/Cmach/Backissues/j003/Articles/Reid/Index.htm Word Count: 13,451
- “Free Action or Resistance: Cultural Critique in the Classroom.” Theory & Event 4.3 (2000). http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/theory_and_event/v004/4.3reid.html
ARTICLES IN ESSAY COLLECTIONS
- “Social media, public pedagogy, and the end of private learning” in Public Pedagogy: Education and Learning beyond Schooling Ed. by Jennifer A. Sandlin, Brian D. Schultz, and Jake Burdick. New York: Routledge Press, 2009.
- “Virtual Haunts: Learning to Live Finally (with New Media)” in Techknowledgies: New Cultural Imaginaries in the Humanities, Arts, & TechnoSciences. Edited by Mary Valentis, Tara Needham, and PaulaYablonsky. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. 28-38.
- “An Experimental Ph.d Program: Problems and Possibilities.” With Ann Green. In Culture Shock and the Practice of Profession: Training the Next Wave in Rhetoric And Composition Ed. by Virginia Anderson,and Susan Romano. Hampton Press, 2005. 43-60.
- “iTunes University.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 11(2) (2007). http://praxis.technorhetoric.net/index.php/ITunes_University Word Count: 1,959
- “Fingering Prefiguring.” EBR: Electronic Book Review. 2004. http://www.electronicbookreview. com/thread/criticalecologies/tempered Word Count: 2,838
- Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Professional Writing Programs. (Essay Collection) Edited by David Franke, Alex Reid, and Anthony Di Renzo. Forthcoming from WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press, 2010.
- “The Write Brain: Professional Writing in the Post-Knowledge Economy” in Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Professional Writing Programs. Edited by David Franke, Alex Reid, and Anthony Di Renzo. Forthcoming from WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press, 2010.
- CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
- “10,000 Years of Virtual Composition.” May 2010, Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, IN
- “The futurity of the archive: remix and catastrophe,” 18 March 2010, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY
- “Compositional Computations: Experimenting with Mobile Phone Networks,” 14 March 2009, Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA
- Invited Featured Speaker. “Miscellanea U: Post-disciplinary networks in social media.” 26 February 2009, SUNY Online Learning Summit, Syracuse, NY
- “Authorship And Research In Web 2.0 Publication,” 28 May 2008, Conference on Information Technologies, Batavia, NY
- “Open Access Pedagogy: Digital Composition in the Public Sphere,” 23 May 2008, Computers and Writing, Athens, GA
- “Networked Composition and Public Pedagogy” 11 April 2008, North East MLA, Buffalo, NY
- “’But I Love Literature:’ Media Networks and Disciplinary Values in English Education.” With Karen Stearns. May 2007, Conference on Information Technologies, SUNY Plattsburgh
- “Attention Rhetoric: iTunes University and the End of the Sequestered-Semester.” 18 May 2007, Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit
- “Assessing Writing in an Age of Mobile, Convergent Media.” 21 April 2007, SUNY Council on Writing Conference, Albany, NY
- “Public and Portable Pedagogy: iTunes University and New Media Materiality.” 24 March 2007, Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York
- “Virtual Haunts: To Learn to Life Finally (with New Media),” 16 April 2005, Center for the Humanities and Technosciences Conference, Albany, NY
- “Writing as a Global Phenomenon.” November, 2003. Engaging Philosophy, SUNY-Cortland, NY
- “New Media: How and Why” May 2003. Computers and Writing Online
- “Student Writing at the Center of a Professional Writing Program.” March, 2003. Association of Teachers of Technical Writing, New York
- “The Virtual and the Visible: Whiteness in Electronic Discourse.” April, 2001. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver.
- “Panoptics to ‘Cyber-optics:’ Media and Control in eXistenZ” October, 2000. Society for Literature and Science Conference, Atlanta
- “Technologies for Goals, Goals for Technologies: Instituting an electronic writing program.” April, 2000. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis
- “Resistance or Opposition: Post-structural Agency in the Cultural Studies Classroom.” April, 2000. Human Sciences Conference, Washington D.C.
- “Killing English with Technology.” Panel Chair and Respondent. December, 1998. Modern Language Assoc. Conference, San Francisco
- “Machinehead: Technofascism and Border Subjectivity.” November, 1998. Society for Literature and Science, Gainesville, FL
- “Virtual Prognosis: the Production of the Hypertext Conscious.” December, 1997. Modern Language Assoc. Conference, Toronto
- “Computers and the Anti-Fascist Classroom.” April, 1997. NorthEast Modern Language Assoc. Conference, Philadelphia
- “New Lies about the Writing Classroom.” March, 1996. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee
CAMPUS GRANTS AND PRESENTATIONS
- “Millennial Learning in a Virtual World.” Millennials Initiative Award Program. Spring 2007. $2500 to pilot the use of Second Life in campus curriculum.
- Computing Grant. Fall 2006. with Karen Stearns, $2000 awarded for new software and hardware in department computer lab.
- Summer/Winter Session Online Course Development. Spring 2006. $1000 to develop a summer, online version of PWR 315: Writing Creative Non-Fiction.
- Writing in the Disciplines Grant. Fall 2006. With Linda Rosekrans, $5000 to infuse multicultural perspectives and expand the use of technology in the Professional Writing curriculum.
- iTunes University Services. Spring 2006 With Paul van der Veur, Charles Heasley, and Chris Widdall. Established Cortland as an early site for iTunesU.
- Campus Technology Innovation Grant. Fall 2005. $500 to integrate Web 2.0 technologies into my course, PWR 209: Writing in Cyberspace I.
- College Program Assessment Grant. Spring 2005. $800 from this grant was used to fund department assessment.
- College Faculy Incentive Grant. Fall 2004. I received $1500 to research and write a grant for NeoVox
- Title III New Media and Graphics Workshop Spring 2004. $1000 to participate in a series of workshops.
- Title III Learning Community, Spring 2004. $1000 to develop a first-year learning community.
- Long Range Planning Funding Fall 2001 $860 for technology to infuse in curriculum.
- “Second Life.” 18 April 2008. Sandwich Seminar.
- “The Future of the Book.” 27 March 2008. Sandwich Seminar. Jacobus Lounge.
- Invited Presenter, Institute on Teaching Strategies 18 June 2007
- “Many-to-many: Learning with iTunes U in a Media Network.” With Paul van der Veur and Charles
- Heasley. 18 January 2007, SUNY Cortland Spring Semester Open Meeting.
- “Web 2.0 and the Teaching of Writing.” 26 April 2006. Sandwich Seminar
University at Buffalo
- ENG 585: Digital Research/Pedagogy
- ENG 380: New Media
- ENG 201: Writing II
- ENG 101: Writing I
- Internship in Professional Writing
- Experiments in Creative Writing
- Contemporary Poetics
- Advanced Creative Writing Workshop
- Writing for Online Publication
- Technical Writing
- Writing in Cyberspace II
- Writing Fiction
- Writing in Cyberspace I/Writing in the Digital Age
- Seminar in Literary Criticism
- Special Topics: Cyberpunk Literature
- Computers and the Study of English
- Computers in the English Classroom
- Creative Writing
- Introduction to Fiction
- Introduction to Literature
- Academic Writing II
- Academic Writing I
Penn State Capital College
- Writing in the Humanities
- Rhetoric and Composition
- Introduction to Creative Writing
- Business Writing
Georgia Institute of Technology
- Introduction to Cultural Studies
- Cultural Studies of Science and Technology
- Public and Professional Speaking.
- Technical and Professional Writing
- Poetics Workshop
- Creative Writing Workshop
- Growing Up in America
- Reading Literature
- Reading Prose Fiction
- Reading Drama
New Mexico State University
- Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
- Freshman Composition
- 2008-2010 Co-editor, Praxis, Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy
- 2008-2009 Consultant, Seven Valleys Writing Project (NWP Site)
- 2003-2009 Technical Advisory Board, Wagadu (web.Cortland.edu/wagadu)
- 2004 Conference Director, Central New York Conference on Language and Literature
University at Buffalo
- 2009-Present English Department Composition Cmte.
- 2009-Present Digital Humanities Steering Cmte.
2007-2008 Blue Ribbon Composition Program Redesign Cmte., English Department
2006-2009t Director, Professional Writing Program, English Department
2006-2009 College Assessment Committee
2006-2007 Editor, The Cortland Cause
2003-2009 Consultant, NeoVox (www.neo-vox.org)
2003-2009 IR Faculty Liaison, Information Resources Committee
2001-2009 Professional Writing Committee, English Department,
2001-2009 Faculty Advisor, Cortland Writers Association
2003-2004 Chair, Personnel Committee, English Department
2002-2004 Chair (2002), Curriculum Committee, English Department
2002-2004 Assessment Committee, English Department
2001-2003 Uniplanet Steering Committee
Penn State Capital College
- 2000-2001 Academic Affairs Committee
- 2000-2001 Intercampus Issues Committee
- 2000 Technology Strategic Planning Committee
- 1998-1999 Writing Committee
- 1998-1999 Freshman Partner
- 1995-1997 Editor, the little magazine
- 1996 Writing Sequence Committee
- 1996 Faculty Advisory Committee
New Mexico St.
- 1992-1994 Associate Editor, Puerto del Sol