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

  • 20170201 Towers Faculty Recognition.
  • 20150401-20170201 8th Class of American Farm Bureau PAL program.
  • 20161101 USDA Regional Teaching Award.
  • 20161101 US Farming and Rachers Alliance Face of Farming.
  • 20161001 Distinguished Agricultural Communicator for the North Central American Association for Agricultural Education.
  • 20160301 CFAES Star Student Supporter.
  • 20160201 Towers Faculty Recognition.
  • 20151001 Honorary American FFA Degree.
  • 20150601 North American College Teachers of Agriculture Educator Award.
  • 20140601 ACE Award of Excellence in Research.
  • 20140101 National ACT Chapter of the Year.
  • 20140101 Farm Buearu Excellence in Agriclture Finalist.
  • 20131201 Farm Buearu Excellence in Agriclture.
  • 20120101 Outstanding Early Career Agricultural Educator Award.
  • 20110101 Award of Excellence in Teaching.
  • 20110101 Star Student Supporter.
  • 20100101 National ACT Chapter of the Year.
  • 20100101 National ACT Leadership Award.
  • 20100101 Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Young Teacher Award.
  • 20100101 Top Research Presentation.
  • 20100101 Faculty Advising Award.
  • 20090101-20100101 College Nominee for New Teacher Award for the USDA National Award for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Science.
  • 20090101 First Place Research Paper.
  • 20090101 Article of the year Honorable Mention.
  • 20090101 Journal Article of the year.
  • 20090101 National ACT Chapter of the Year.
  • 20080101 National ACT Chapter of the Year.
  • 20070101 First Place Faculty Paper.
  • 20070101 Journal Article of the Year.
  • 20070101 National ACT Chapter of the Year.
  • 20060101 First Place Poster Presentation.
  • 20060101 First Runner-Up Graduate Paper Presentation.
  • 20060101 Outstanding Doctoral Student.
  • 20060101 Graduate Student Teaching Award.
  • 20050101 2005 Outstanding Master's Thesis.
  • 20040101 First Runner-Up Poster.
  • 20040101 Thesis Award.
  • 20040101 Second Place Outstanding Graduate Student Research Proposal.
  • 20040101 Third Place Outstanding Graduate Student Research Paper.
  • 20030101 Outstanding Poster Presentation.

Journal Articles

2016

2015

2014

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

2013

  • Thompson, H.; 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 - 66-79.
  • Glazer, D.; Edgar, L.; Rutherford, T.; Rhoades, 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 - 9-24.
  • 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 - 57-70.

2012

  • Settle, Q.; Telg, R.; Baker, L.; Irani, T. et al., 2012, "Social Media in Education: The Relationship Between Past Use and Current Perceptions." Journal of Agriculutral Education 53, no. 3, 137-153 - 137-153.

2011

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

2010

  • Rhoades, E., & Ellis, J., 2010, "Food Tube: Coverage of Food Safety Issues through Video." Journal of Food Safety 1, no. 30, 162-176 - 162-176.
  • Goodwin, J., & Rhoades, E., 2010, "Agricultural Legislation: The Presence of California Proposition 2 on YouTube.." Journal of Applied Communications
  • 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 - 51-64.

2009

2008

  • 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 - 27-36.
  • 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 - 25-37.
  • 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 - 108-117.
  • 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,
  • 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 - 32-38.

2007

  • 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 - 51-63.
  • 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 - 397-399.
  • Tignor, M.E.; Wilson, S.B.; Giacomelli, G.A.; Kubota, C. et al., 2007, "Multi-institutional cooperation to develop digital media for interactive greenhouse education." HortTechnology 17, no. 3, 397-399 - 397-399.
  • 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 - 37-56.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 1044.

Unknown

  • 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.
  • Specht, A.R.; Wickstrom, A.E.; Buck, E.B., "Where I Come From: Exploring Regional Differences in California Consumers’ Attitudes and Beliefs About Fluid Milk." Journal of Applied Communications
  • 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.
  • Cannon, K., Specht, A., and Buck, E., "Agricultural communications programs: A natonal portrait of undergraduate courses." Journal of Applied Communications
  • 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
  • Cahyono, E., Agunga, A., Buck, E., & Scheer, S., "Challenges of Implementing Participatory Extension in Indonesia." Journal of Communication and Media Research