Dr. Emily Buck

Associate Professor, Agricultural Communication
B.S. in Agricultural Communication, The Ohio State University
M.S. in Agricultural Communication, University of Florida
Ph.D in Agricultural Communication, University of Florida

 

Honors

  • 2015-2017 8th Class of American Farm Bureau PAL program. .
  • 2017 Towers Faculty Recognition. .
  • 2016 CFAES Star Student Supporter. .
  • 2016 Distinguished Agricultural Communicator for the North Central American Association for Agricultural Education. .
  • 2016 USDA Regional Teaching Award. .
  • 2016 US Farming and Rachers Alliance Face of Farming. .
  • 2016 Towers Faculty Recognition. .
  • 2015 Honorary American FFA Degree. .
  • 2015 North American College Teachers of Agriculture Educator Award. .
  • 2014 ACE Award of Excellence in Research. .
  • 2014 National ACT Chapter of the Year. .
  • 2014 Farm Buearu Excellence in Agriclture Finalist. .
  • 2013 Farm Buearu Excellence in Agriclture. .
  • 2012 Outstanding Early Career Agricultural Educator Award. .
  • 2011 Star Student Supporter. .
  • 2011 Award of Excellence in Teaching. .
  • 2009-2010 College Nominee for New Teacher Award for the USDA National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Science. .
  • 2010 Faculty Advising Award. .
  • 2010 National ACT Leadership Award. .
  • 2010 National ACT Chapter of the Year. .
  • 2010 Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Young Teacher Award. .
  • 2010 Top Research Presentation. .
  • 2009 National ACT Chapter of the Year. .
  • 2009 First Place Research Paper. .
  • 2009 Article of the year Honorable Mention. .
  • 2009 Journal Article of the year. .
  • 2008 National ACT Chapter of the Year. .
  • 2007 Journal Article of the Year. .
  • 2007 First Place Faculty Paper. .
  • 2007 National ACT Chapter of the Year. .
  • 2006 Outstanding Doctoral Student. .
  • 2006 Graduate Student Teaching Award. .
  • 2006 First Runner-Up Graduate Paper Presentation. .
  • 2006 First Place Poster Presentation. .
  • 2005 2005 Outstanding Master's Thesis. .
  • 2004 Second Place Outstanding Graduate Student Research Proposal. .
  • 2004 Third Place Outstanding Graduate Student Research Paper. .
  • 2004 Thesis Award. .
  • 2004 First Runner-Up Poster. .
  • 2003 Outstanding Poster Presentation. .

Journal Articles

2016

  • Cannon, K., Specht, A., Buck, E., 2016, "Agricultural communications Programs: A national portrait of undergraduate courses." Journal of Applied Communications 100, no. 1, 6 - 16.
  • Cahyono, E., Agunga, A., Buck, E., Scheer, S., 2016, "Challenges of Implementing Participatory Extension in Indonesia." Journal of Communication and Media Research 8, no. 1, 20 - 45.

2015

  • Miller, J., Large, M., Rucker, J., & Buck, E., 2015, "Characteristics of U.S. Agricultural Communivaons Undergraduate Programs." Journal of Applied Communications 99, no. 4, 76 - 90.
  • Dietrich, C., Buck, E., Specht, A., 2015, "Exploring the Relationship Between Pre-School-aged Animated Television and Agriculture: A Content Analysis of Disney Junior's Mickey Mouse Clubhouse." Journal of Applied Communications 99, no. 4, 104 - 116.

2014

  • Specht, A. and Buck, E., 2014, "Advertising Agrarian Unreality: College Students' Preferences for Agricultural Commodity Advertising Content.." Journal of Applied Communications 98, no. 2, 37 - 52.

2013

  • Thompson, H., Rhoades-Buck, E., 2013, "Agricultural issues on the ballot: A case study of the 2009 Ohio issue 2 campaign." Journal of Applied Communications 97, no. 1, 66 - 79.
  • Rumble, J., Buck, E., 2013, "Narrowing the Farm-to-Plate Knowlege Gap through Semiotics and the Study of Consumer Responses Regarding Livestock Images." Journal of Applied Communications 97, no. 3, 57 - 70.
  • Glaze, D., Edgar, L., Rutherford, T., & Rhaodes, E., 2013, "Visual Communications: An Analysis of University Students' Perceptions of Rur America Based on Select Photographs.." Journal of Applied Communications 97, no. 1, 9 - 24.

2012

  • Settle, Q., Telg, R., Baker, L., Irani, T. Rhoades, E., & Rutherford, T., 2012, "Social Media in Education: The Relationship Between Past Use and Current Perceptions." Journal of Agriculutral Education

2011

  • Settle, Q., Telg,T., Irani, T., Baker, M., Rhoades, E., & Rutherford, T., 2011, "Instructor's Social Media Use and Preferences in Agricultural Classes." NACTA Journal 55, no. 2, 78 - 83.
  • Goodwin, J., & Rhoades, E., 2011, Agricultural Legislation: The Presence of California Proposition 2 on YouTube. Journal of Applied Communications 95, no. 1, 22 - 35.
  • Lamm, A., Rhoades, E., Irani, T., Roberts, T., Snyder, L., & Brendemuhl, J., 2011, "Utilizing Natural Cognitive Tendencies to Enhance Agricultural Education Programs." Journal of Agricultural Education 52, no. 2, 12 - 23.

2010

  • Rhoades, E., & Ellis, J., 2010, "Food Tube: Coverage of Food Safety Issues through Video." Journal of Food Safety 1, no. 30, 162 - 176.
  • Hall, K., & Rhoades, E., 2010, "Influence of Subjective Norms and Communication Prefrences on Grain Farmers' Attitudes Toward Organic and Non-Organic Farming." Journal of Applied Communications 94, no. 3 & 4, 51 - 64.
  • Goodwin, J., & Rhoades, E., 2010, "Agricultural Legislation: The Presence of California Proposition 2 on YouTube.." Journal of Applied Communications

2009

2008

  • Rhoades, E.B., Irani, T., Telg, R., & Myers, B., 2008, "Internet as an Information Source: Attitudes and Usage of Students Enrolled in a College of Agriculture Course." Journal of Agricultural Education 49, no. 2, 108 - 117.
  • Rhoades, E.B., Friedel, C., & Irani, T., 2008, Classroom 2.0: Student's Feelings on New Technology in the Classroom. NACTA Journal 52, no. 4, 32 - 38.
  • Rhoades, E.B., & Irani, T, 2008, "The Stuff You Need Out Here." A Semiotic analysis of an agricultural company's advertisements.. Journal of Applied Communications 92, no. 3 and 4,
  • Friedel, C., Irani, T., Rhoades, E.B., Fuhrman, N., & Gallo, M., 2008, "It's in the Genes: Exploring Relationships between Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in Undergraduate Agriscience Students' Solutions to Problems in Mendelian Genetics." Journal of Agricultural Education 49, no. 4, 25 - 37.
  • Irani, T., Roberts G., Wilson, S., & Rhoades, E., 2008, "Evaluation of the Effect of Multisite Distance Education on Knowledge Gained in a Plant Propagation Course." Quarterly Review of Distance Education 10, no. 1, 27 - 36.

2007

  • Rhoades, E.B., & Hall, K., 2007, "The Agricultural Blogosphere: A Snapshot of New Agricultural Communicators Online." Journal of Applied Communications 91, no. 3 & 4, 37 - 56.
  • Tignor, M., Wilson, S., Giacomelli, G., Kubota, C., Fitz-Rodriguez, E., Irani, T., Rhoades, E., & McMahon, M., 2007, "Multi-institutional Cooperation to Develop Digital Media for Interactive Greenhouse Education." HortTechnology 17, no. 2, 397 - 399.
  • Rhoades, E.B., Chodil, K., & Irani, T., 2007, "Effective First Impressions Online: A Case Study of Working with Industry Professionals to Analyze Website Usability." Journal of Applied Communications 91, no. 1 & 2, 51 - 63.

2006

  • Rhoades, E. B., Brian, R., Telg, R., Roberts, O., 2006, "Bridging Borders: Organizing Short-term Agricultural Communication Study Abroad Programs." Journal of Applied Communications 90, no. 2, 17 - 27.
  • Tignor, M. E., Irani, T. A., Rhoades, E., Giacomelli, G.A., Kubota, C., Fitz, E., McMahon, M.J., Wilson, S.B., 2006, "Development of Web-based Multi-media resource for Environmental Control Modeling and Greenhouse Education." Acta Hort no. 719, 303 - 310.

2005

  • Ortiz-Rodriguez, M., Telg, R.W., Irani, T., Roberts, T.G., Rhoades, E., 2005, "College Students' Perceptions of Quality in Distance Education: The Importance of Communication." Quarterly Review of Distance Education 6, no. 2, 97 - 105.
  • Bisdorf-Rhoades, E., Irani, T., Telg, R., 2005, "Assessing Internet use in Florida newsrooms.." Journal of Applied Communications 89, no. 2, 37 - 49.
  • Rhoades, E., Rickette, J., Irani, T., Lundy, L., Telg, R., 2005, "Critical Thinking Disposition of Agricultural Communication Students." Journal of Applied Communications 89, no. 1, 25 - 34.
  • Tignor, M.E., Wilson, S.B., Hightower, L., Fitz, E., Giacomelli, G., Kubota, C., Rhoades, E., Irani, T., McMahon, M., Laing, A., Heleba, D., Greenleaf, S., 2005, "Integrating Video, Interactive Animations, Images, and Assesment Towards an Expandable Instructor Resource." HortScience 40, no. 4, 1044 -

Unknown

  • Cahyono, E., Agunga, A., Buck, E., & Scheer, S., "Challenges of Implementing Participatory Extension in Indonesia." Journal of Communication and Media Research
  • Cannon, K., Specht, A., and Buck, E., "Agricultural communications programs: A natonal portrait of undergraduate courses." Journal of Applied Communications

Unknown

  • Friedel, C. Stedman, N., Rhoades, E., Ricketts, J., & Irani, T. (2009), "Relationships between Critical Thinking Disposition and Need for Cognition among Undergraduate Students Enrolled in Leadership Courses." NACTA Journal, 53(3), 63-74.
  • Rhoades, E.B., Irani, T., Tingor, M., Wilson, S., Kubota, C., Giacomelli, G., McMahon, P. (2009), "A Case Study of Agriscience Education in a Virtual World: A Web-based Multimedia Approach.." NACTA Journal, 53 (4)42-48.
  • Hall, K. & Rhoades, E., "The Development of the AgriNaturalist: An Historical Case Study of How Using Experiential Learning Enhanced One Agricultural Communication Program." Journal of Applied Communication