Writing and Rhetoric Department:College of Arts and Humanities

Dustin W. Edwards

Dustin W. Edwards, Ph.D.

Dustin Edwards is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida. Edwards' current research focuses on digital circulation, public and counterpublic writing, and the politics of participating on social media platforms. Edwards' research has appeared in Computers and Composition and Harlot, and is forthcoming in several edited collections. He recently received his Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in Composition and Rhetoric from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He can be reached on Twitter at @edwardsdusty

Education

  • Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric from Miami University (2016)
  • M.A. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication from New Mexico State University (2012)

Research Interests

  • digital rhetorics
  • circulation studies 
  • the politics of writing infrastructures, especially social media platforms
  • public rhetorics and writing 
  • intellectual property/authorship studies
  • affect theory and new materialisms

Selected Publications

Edited Collections

  • Edwards, Dustin, and Bridget Gelms. “The Rhetorics of Platforms,” Special Issueof Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, vol. 6, no. 3, 2018. 

Articles/Essays

  • Edwards, Dustin W. "Circulation Gatekeepers: Unbundling the Platform Politics of YouTube's Content ID." Computers and Composition 47 (2018): 61-74.
  • Edwards, Dustin. “On Circulatory Encounters: The Case for Tactical Rhetorics.” enculturation: a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, vol. 25, 2017, http://enculturation.net/circulatory_encounters 
  • Edwards, Dustin W. "Framing Remix Rhetorically: Toward A Typology of Transformative Work." Computers and Composition, vol. 39, 2016, pp. 41-54.
  • Edwards, Dustin W. "Playing With Plagiarism: Remixing What Sticks." Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion, vol. 11., no. 1, 2014. 

Book Sections/Chapters

  • Edwards, Dustin, and Heather Lang. "Entanglements That Matter: A New Materialist Trace of #YesAllWomen." Circulation, Writing, and Rhetoric, edited by Laurie Gries and Collin Brooke, Utah State UP, 2018. 
  • Edwards, Dustin, and Enrique Paz. “Only Geniuses Can Be Writers.” Bad Ideas About Writing. Eds. Drew Loewe and Cheryl Ball. West Virginia University Digital Publishing Institute, 2017, pp. 64-70. 

Awards

  • Computers and Composition Hugh Burns Best Dissertation Award, 2016 
  • Spiro Peterson Award for Teaching and Research Excellence, 2015
  • Sinclair Dissertation Fellowship, 2015-16

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11352 ENC3250H Honors Professional Writing Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 09:00:00 - 1900-01-01 10:15:00 Not Online
No Description Available
11253 ENC3433 Multimedia Writing & Comp Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Th 1900-01-01 16:30:00 - 1900-01-01 17:45:00 Not Online
No Description Available
19244 ENC4434 Visual and Material Rhetorics Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 15:00:00 - 1900-01-01 16:15:00 Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
91242 ENC3417 Literacy and Technology Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 15:00:00 - 1900-01-01 16:15:00 Not Online
No Description Available
81220 ENC4416H Honors Writing in Dig Enviro Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 1900-01-01 13:30:00 - 1900-01-01 14:45:00 Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
61625 ENC3250 Professional Writing World Wide Web (W) A - Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11465 ENC3250 Professional Writing Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 1900-01-01 09:30:00 - 1900-01-01 10:20:00 Not Online
No Description Available
18854 ENC4416 Writing in Digital Environ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 1900-01-01 12:00:00 - 1900-01-01 13:15:00 Not Online
No Description Available
18851 ENC6421 Digital Rhetorics Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M 1900-01-01 18:00:00 - 1900-01-01 19:15:00 Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81443 ENC4416 Writing in Digital Environ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 1900-01-01 13:30:00 - 1900-01-01 14:45:00 Not Online
No Description Available
90971 ENC4434 Visual and Material Rhetorics Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu 1900-01-01 09:00:00 - 1900-01-01 10:15:00 Not Online
No Description Available
Department of Writing and Rhetoric • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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