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Dr Estee Beck

  • Assistant Professor, English

Education

    • 2015 PhD in English
      Bowling Green State University, 2015
      (Supparea: Rhetoric and Writing specialization)
    • 2010 MA in English
      Marshall University, 2010
      (Supparea: Composition and Rhetoric specialization)
    • 2008 BA in English
      West Virginia State University, 2008
      (Supparea: Literature designation)

Appointments

    • 2010 to 2011 Instructor
      Department of English ,Marshall University

Memberships

    • 2018 to Present Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
    • 2018 to Present Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
    • 2018 to Present National Council of Teachers of English

Awards and Honors

    • Sep  2018 College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teaching Award for Tenure-Track Faculty sponsored by College of Liberal Arts
    • Dec  2014 Non-Service Fellowship sponsored by Department of English, Bowling Green State University
    • Dec  2013 Katzner Graduate Student Research and Professional Development Award sponsored by Bowling Green State University
    • Dec  2010 Maier Award in Graduate Category for Academic Writing sponsored by Marshall University

Other Activities

      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Christina Montgomery, Comprehensive Exam Committee
      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Eric Hudak, Comprehensive Exam Committee
      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Gabe Mamola, Comprehensive Exam Committee
      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Monica Prochnow, Comprehensive Exam Committee
      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Rod Sachs, Dissertation Committee
      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Sarah Shelton, Dissertation Committee
      • 2017
        In progress. (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Vince Sosko, Comprehensive Exam Committee
        • Dissertation Committee. Diss. Title: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Metacognitive Reflection: A Case Study of Faculty Teaching in Learning Communities. Completed 12/2017. (University of Texas at Arlington)
          Melissa Perry, Dissertation Committee
        • Dissertation Committee. Diss. Title: Teaching/writing Workshop: A Critical Memoir of Training Teacher Candidates in Developmental Composition. Completed 12/2015. (University of Texas at Arlington)
          Cheré Blair, Dissertation Committee

Publications

      Book Chapter 2019
      • Crossing divides: Writing practices in contemporary graduate education
        [Adams, Laural , Adams, Megan, Baird, Pauline, Beck, Estee, Kristine, Blair, April, Conway, Lee, Nickoson, Schaffer, Martha]. "WAC Clearinghouse".

      Book Submitted
      • Privacy matters: Conversations about surveillance within and beyond the classroom
        [Beck, Estee, Hutchinson, Les]. Louisville, CO: "Colorado University Press".

      Book Chapter Submitted
      • Weapons of Mass Surveillance: Disinformation and Media Manipulation of the 2016 Presidential Election
        [Beck, Estee, Beck, Estee, Hutchinson, Leslie].

      Book Chapter 2018
      • Towards Digital Rhetoric’s Future with Algorithmic Culture
        [Beck, Estee, Alexander, Jonathan , Rhodes, Jacqueline]. New York, NY: "Routledge".

      Book Chapter 2017
      • Sustaining Critical Literacies in an Age of Digital Algorithmic Surveillance
        [Beck, Estee, Walls, Douglas, Vie, Stephanie]. "WAC Clearinghouse Perspectives on Writing Book Series / Colorado State University Press".
      2017
      • Who is Tracking You? A Rhetorical Framework for Evaluating Surveillance Privacy Practices
        [Beck, Estee, Apostel, Shawn, Folk, Moe]. "IGI - Global".

      Journal Article 2014
      • Breaking Up with Facebook: Untethering from the Ideological Freight of Online Surveillance
        [Beck, Estee].

      Book Review 2013
      • Book Review: Cyberfeminism 2.0
        [Beck, Estee]. 2,
      2013
      • Book Review: The boy kings: A journey into the heart of a social network
        [Beck, Estee, Bridgewater, Matthew].

      Other 2013
      • Perspectives on first-year writing: An interview with Christine Tulley
        [Beck, Estee, Bridgewater, Matthew].
      2013
      • Session Review: “Coalition of women scholars in the history of rhetoric and composition”
        [Beck, Estee]. 17(2),

      Journal Article 2013
      • Reflecting upon the past, sitting with the present, and charting our future: Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe discussing the community of Computers & Writing.
        [Beck, Estee]. 30(4), 349-357 [.]

      Book Review 2012
      • Book Review: Multiliteracy centers: writing center work, new media, and multimodal rhetoric
        [Beck, Estee].

      Other 2012 2012
      • CiRC: Conferences in Rhetoric and Composition
        [Beck, Estee].

Presentations

    • October  2019
      Beck, Estee, "Who watches the watchers: Consumer apathy of privacy policy statements. ", Brisbane, AUS. (October , 2019).
    • June  2019
      Beck, Estee, "Erosion of privacy online", Lansing, MI. (June , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Beck, Estee, "The Dialogue in the Margins: Examining the Narrative, Roles, and Scripts of Disciplinary Commenting. ", Pittsburgh, PA. (March , 2019).
    • October  2018
      Beck, Estee, "Still paying attention: Writing in/of the surveillance state", University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. (October , 2018).
    • June  2018
      Beck, Estee, "Institutional politics and course design of graduate technical writing for international students. ", Ann Arbor, MI. (June , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Beck, Estee, "Cambridge Analytica Foretold: Manipulating the Presidential Election through Data Mining", Colorado State University. (April , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Beck, Estee, "Manipulating Consent Online: Weapons of Mass Surveillance and the Erosion of Privacy", Texas A&M University - Central Texas. (April , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Beck, Estee, "Developing an English Studies Graduate Writing and Professionalization Course to Prepare the Next Generation of Scholars", Kansas City, MO. (March , 2018).
    • November  2017
      Beck, Estee, "Cambridge Analytica and Data Privacy", Illinois State University. (November , 2017).
    • November  2017
      Beck, Estee, "Cambridge Analytica and Data Privacy", Colorado State University. (November , 2017).
    • November  2017
      Beck, Estee, "Digital Humanities", University of Texas at Arlington. (November , 2017).
    • October  2017
      Beck, Estee, "Manipulating Consent Online During the Election: Why Data Privacy Matters", University of Texas at Arlington. (October , 2017).
    • October  2017
      Beck, Estee, "Rise Up for a Feminist-Led Internet Privacy Revolution!: A Cyberfeminist Response to the Use of Psychometric Data and Algorithmic Surveillance in the 2016 United States Presidential Election", Dayton, OH. (October , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Beck, Estee, "A Technical Communicator’s Dilemma Upon Finding Consumer Apathy Toward Website and App Privacy Policy Statements", Portland, OR. (March , 2017).
    • November  2016
      Beck, Estee, "Who Watches the Watchers: Privacy Erosion, Surveillance, & Online Terms and Conditions", College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington. (November , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Beck, Estee, "Invited Panelist for Dr. Stacy Alaimo’s Introduction to Graduate Studies course", University of Texas at Arlington. (May , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Beck, Estee, "Rhetoric Under the Interface and the Rise of Sensors, Surveillance, and Telepathic Communication", Rochester, NY. (May , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Beck, Estee, "Surveillance & Privacy Rhetoric(s)", Atlanta, GA. (May , 2016).
    • April  2016
      Beck, Estee, "Developing a Digital Presence [for Doctoral Students]", Department of English, University of Texas at Arlington. (April , 2016).
    • January  2016
      Beck, Estee, "Networking and Portfolio Development [for Doctoral Students]", Bowling Green State University. (January , 2016).
    • October  2015
      Beck, Estee (Author & Presenter), Hutchinson, Les (Author & Presenter), "Making Ethical Decisions: Seeing Twitter Bots as (Non) 'Human Subjects' When Including Them as Research Participants", Phoenix, AZ. (October , 2015).
    • October  2015
      Beck, Estee (Author & Presenter), Hutchinson, Les (Author & Presenter), "Teaching Privacy", Lansing, MI. (October , 2015).
    • September  2015
      Beck, Estee, "Job Market Panel [for Doctoral Candidates]", Department of English, University of Texas at Arlington. (September , 2015).
    • May  2015
      Beck, Estee (Author & Presenter), Blair, Kristine (Author & Presenter), Grohowski, Mariana (Author & Presenter), "Empowering and Sustaining Peer Mentoring: An Interactive Workshop Panel for Graduate Students and Faculty", Stout, WI. (May , 2015).
    • May  2015
      Beck, Estee, "Sustaining Critical Literacies in an Age of Digital Surveillance", Stout, WI. (May , 2015).
    • May  2015
      Beck, Estee, "Technoliterate In(ter)Ventions: Surveillance, Privacy, and Net Neutrality", Stout, WI. (May , 2015).
    • April  2015
      Beck, Estee, "Who Are the Real Digital Rhetoricians? Defining Persuasive Computer Algorithms", University of Indiana, Bloomington. (April , 2015).
    • January  2015
      Beck, Estee, "Feminist Resistances to Web Customization in an Age of Digital Surveillance and Facebook Advertisements", BGSU Women's Center, Bowling Green State University. (January , 2015).
    • October  2014
      Beck, Estee, "Is Digital Writing Writing? ", University of Findlay. (October , 2014).
    • October  2014
      Beck, Estee, "Microsoft Word Tips", Bowling Green State University . (October , 2014).
    • August  2014
      Beck, Estee, Adams, Megan, Baca, Nick, Grohowski, Mariana, Hayes, Ken, Olsen, Craig, "Graduate Study and Research Methods: How to Choose and Research a Topic", Bowling Green State University. (August , 2014).
    • June  2014
      Beck, Estee, "Shaping Our Online Spaces: Persuasive Computer Algorithms and the Invisible Digital Identity", Pullman, WA. (June , 2014).
    • May  2014
      Beck, Estee (Author & Presenter), Adams, Megan (Author & Presenter), "Appropriation and Activity Systems of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Fannie Barrier Williams", San Antonio, TX. (May , 2014).
    • April  2014
      Beck, Estee, "The Invisible Digital Identity: Assemblages in Digital Networks", Bowling Green State University. (April , 2014).
    • March  2014
      Beck, Estee, "Unveiling Our Invisible Digital Identities: An Analysis of Internet Surveillance", Indianapolis, MD. (March , 2014).
    • February  2014
      Beck, Estee, "Architecture of Control: Social Media Surveillance", Bowling Green State University. (February , 2014).
    • February  2014
      Beck, Estee, "Curating the Turning Tide of Digital Surveillance", Bowling Green State University . (February , 2014).
    •  2013
      Beck, Estee, "Stop Pulling Your Hair Out: Tips for MS Word", Bowling Green State University. ( , 2013).
    •  2013
      Beck, Estee, "Stop Saying Curse Words at Microsoft Word", BGSU Women's Center, Bowling Green State University. ( , 2013).
    • October  2013
      Beck, Estee, "Stop Saying Curse Words at Microsoft Word", BGSU Women's Center, Bowling Green State University. (October , 2013).
    • August  2013
      Beck, Estee, "Life as a PhD Student in Rhetoric & Writing", University of Findlay. (August , 2013).
    • June  2013
      Beck, Estee, "Postmemory", Frostburg, MD. (June , 2013).
    • June  2013
      Beck, Estee (Author & Presenter), Grohowski, Mariana (Author & Presenter), Blair, Kristine (Author & Presenter), "Subverting Virtual Hierarchies: A Cyberfeminist Critique of Course Management Spaces", Frostburg, MD. (June , 2013).
    • May  2013
      Beck, Estee (Presenter), Adams, Megan (Presenter), Blair, Kristine (Presenter), Nickoson, Lee (Presenter), Ulman, H. Lewis (Presenter), "Rountable on "Digital Scholarship"", Bowling Green State University. (May , 2013).
    • March  2013
      Beck, Estee, "The Trials and Errors of Asking First-Year Composition Students to Review and Informally Assess Peer’s Public Service Announcement Posters", Las Vegas, NV. (March , 2013).
    • October  2012
      Beck, Estee (Presenter), Hayes, Ken (Presenter), "Collaborate & Tutor Online with Vyew", East Lansing, MI. (October , 2012).
    • May  2012
      Beck, Estee, "Constructing Identity in Web 2.0 Spaces: Understanding the Possibilities and Constraints", Raleigh, NC. (May , 2012).
    •  2009
      Beck, Estee (Presenter), Cline, Kevin (Presenter), Orr, Katie (Presenter), Rollins, Anna (Presenter), Daniel, Molly (Presenter), Bryson, Krista (Presenter), "MCAT/GRE Writing Section workshop", Marshall University. ( , 2009).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Vince Sosko, (English)
    • May 2019
      Christina Montgomery, (English)
    • June 2018
      Christina Montgomery, (English)
    • May 2018
      Sarah Shelton, (English)
      Teaching Elsewhere: Curating<->Calibrating Posthumanist Possibilities.
    • Apr 2018
      Gabe Mamola,
    • Apr 2018
      Rod Sachs,

Courses

      • ENGL 2338-020
        Fall - 2019
      • ENGL 2338-021
        Fall - 2019
      • ENGL 6389-001 TECH WRITING ACRS DISCIPLINES
        (Course Id: 113444)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3385-001 TOPICS IN RHET/COMP
        (Topic: Digital Literacy | Course Id: 104437)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 2338-002 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • ENGL 7399-011 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ENGL 6699-011 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104596)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 5370-001 SCHOLARLY ARGUMENT
        (Course Id: 104558)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 5331-001 TPCS LANG OR DISCOURSE STUDIES
        (Topic: TechWriting across Disciplines | Course Id: 104530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 2338-002 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018
      • ENGL 2338-702 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • ENGL 5331-001 TPCS LANG OR DISCOURSE STUDIES
        (Course Id: 104530)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 5391-011 GRAD READINGS
        (Course Id: 104564)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 2338-020 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3385-001 TOPICS IN RHETORIC
        (Topic: Research Methods | Course Id: 104437)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 2338-002 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2017
      • ENGL 2338-003 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2017
      • ENGL 5370-001 SCHOLARLY ARGUMENT
        (Course Id: 104558)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3373-001 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
        (Course Id: 104431)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3374-001 RHET & MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING I
        (Course Id: 104432)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3385-001 TOPICS IN RHETORIC
        (Topic: Information Design | Course Id: 104437)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3372-001 COMPUTERS AND WRITING
        (Course Id: 104430)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3373-001 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
        (Course Id: 104431)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3374-001 RHET & MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING I
        (Course Id: 104432)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2338-009 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 3374-001 RHET & MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING I
        (Course Id: 104432)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2015

Service to the University

    • Apr 2019 to  Present Chairperson
      TT TWPC Search Committee
      Read through applicant materials, ranked candidates, coordinated flow of information from department to candidates.
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Chair
      Technical Writing and Professional Communication, Department of English
    • 2018 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Technical Writing and Professional Communication, Department of English
    • 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Women's and Gender Studies Board
    • 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Studies, Department of English
    • 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Placement for Graduate Students, Department of English
    • Aug 2018 to  Apr 2019 Chairperson
      NTT TWPC Search Committee
      I chaired a NTT search, read through application materials, coordinated the flow of information from the department to job candidates, attended HR training, coordinated campus visits, etc.
    • 2015 to  2018 Committee Member
      Media & Technology, Department of English
    • 2015 to  2018 Committee Member
      Recruitment, Retention, & Alumni Committee, Department of English
    • 2016 to  2017 Task Force Member
      Maker Literacies Task Force
    • 2016 to  2016 Committee Member
      NEH Next Generation Humanities Grant, Planning Committee
      NEH Next Generation Humanities grant. (2016). Planning committee. $25,000 requested. College of Liberal Arts. The University of Texas at Arlington. Grant not submitted.
    • 2015 to  2016 Committee Member
      Professional and Technical Writing Certificate Committee, Department of English
    • 2014 to  2014 Program Coordinator
      NCTE National Day of Writing for the Rhetoric & Writing program, Bowling Green State University
    • 2013 to  2013 General Studies Writing Placement Reader
      General Studies Writing, Bowling Green State University
    • 2013 to  2013 Committee Member
      Graduate Student Committee, General Studies Writing, Bowling Green State University
    • 2013 to  2013 Common Read Assistant
      Office of the Provost, Bowling Green State University
    • 2012 to  2013 Committee Chair
      21st Century Englishes Conference, Department of English, Bowling Green State University.
    • 2012 to  2013 Program Assistant
      Department of English, Bowling Green State University
    • 2012 to  2012 Developmental Leader
      Graduate Student Orientation, Bowling Green State University
    • 2011 to  2012 Committee Member
      3rd Friday Steering Committee, Department of English, Bowling Green State University.
    • 2011 to  2012 Founder and Coordinator
      GradGroups, Department of English, Bowling Green State University.
    • 2011 to  2011 Judge
      Maier Award, Department of English, Marshall University
    • 2010 to  2011 Committee Member
      Chair’s Advisory Committee, Department of English, Marshall University
    • 2010 to  2011 Committee Member
      Composition Committee, Department of English, Marshall University
    • 2009 to  2010 Co-Leader
      Writing Center, Department of English, Marshall University

Service to the Profession

    • 2015 to  Present
      CCCC Tech Innovator Award Co-Coordinator
      Committee on Computers in Composition and Communication for Conference on College Composition and Communication
    • 2015 to  Present
      Editor, Journal Editor
      Computers and Composition Digital Press
      Outreach & Resources Editor.
    • Past to  May 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Rhetoric Society Quarterly
    • Past to  2018
      Reviewer, Book
      Digital Ethics: Rhetoric and Responsibility in Online Aggression, Hate Speech, and Harassment.
      Reviewer for a book chapter in an edited collection
    • Past to  2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Information, Communication, & Society
    • Past to  2018
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Proceedings for Computers & Writing
    • 2018 to  2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Written Communication
    • 2015 to  2018
      Committee Member
      Committee on Computers in Composition and Communication for Conference on College Composition and Communication
      Three-year term.
    • Past to  Nov 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Information, Communication, & Society
    • Aug 2018 to  Aug 2018
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Proceedings for Computers & Writing
    • July 2018 to  Aug 2018
      Reviewer, Book
      Digital Ethics: Rhetoric and Responsibility in Online Aggression, Hate Speech, and Harassment
    • Jan 2018 to  Feb 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      College Composition and Communication
    • 2017 to  2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Media International Australia
    • 2015 to  2017
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      AoIR Conference
    • 2013 to  2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Computers & Composition: An International Journal
    • 2016 to  2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Composition Forum
    • 2015 to  2016
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      NCTE Conference
    • 2014 to  2015
      Officer, Other Officer
      Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition
    • 2013 to  2015
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
    • 2012 to  2015
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Computers and Writing Conference
    • 2014 to  2014
      Editor-At-Large
      Digital Humanities Now
    • 2013 to  2014
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Computers and Composition: An International Journal
    • 2013 to  2014
      Member, Social Media Team
      NCTE Conference
    • 2013 to  2014
      Guest Editor
      Special edition: Privacy, Security, and Dataveillance for Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture
    • 2012 to  2013
      Digital Projects Consultant
      Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
    • 2011 to  2013
      Assistant Editor
      Computers and Composition: An International Journal

Service to the Community

    • 2010 to  2011
      Program Coordinator
      Literature and Film Club, Marshall University
      In coordination and collaboration with the Cabell County Public Library and the College of Liberal Arts of Marshall University, I facilitated a community outreach program featuring 20th century literature adapted to the screen between the two organizations. I lead marketing efforts to publicize the monthly meetings.

Other Creative Activities

  • 2013
      • June 2013
        Marks Upon the Body: Writing Technology’s Imprint on the Human Body
        Computers and Writing
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]