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Daniel Wuebben, Ph.D.

Department of English

Research Interests

  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Digital Composition
  • Community Literacy
  • Nineteenth Century American Studies
  • Environmental Literature
  • Energy Humanities
  • History of Electrical Science and Technology

Publications and Media Placements


2019. Power-Lined: Electricity, Landscape, and the American Mind. University of Nebraska Press. 

Articles and Chapters

2019. (Co-authored with Juan Jose Gonzalez Trueba) “Surfing Between the Blue Humanities and Blue Economies: An Analysis of Surfbreak Protections in Spain.” Symplokē 27.1-2 pp. 65-78

2019. (Co-authored with Alexander Rahe) “Typing Corrections: An Exploration and Performance of Prison (Type)Writing.”Community Literacy Journal 13.2. pp. 5-20.

2019. “My God, Why Aren’t You in the English Department? A Comment in Four Parts. Writing on the Edge, 29.2, pp. 51-60.

2018. “Reading Between the Power Lines: How a Tesla Street Sign Enhanced the ‘Wireless’ Signals in a Rhetorical Analysis of Electricity and Landscape.” Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing and Literacy Research, edited by Maureen and
Peter Goggin. Utah State University Press.

2017. “The TM 192-Triaxial Electric Field Meter.” Special Issue “Our Lives With Electric Things.” Cultural Anthropology. with-electric-things.

2017. “The Diffuse Roots of ‘Wire Evil’: The Environmental Ethics and Landscape Aesthetics of Sustainable Transmission.” Special issue, “Exploring the Anthropology of Energy: Ethnography, Energy and Ethics.” Energy Research and Social Science, 30 pp. 53-60.

2016. “Getting Likes, Going Viral, and the Intersections Between Popularity Metrics and Digital Composition.” Computers and Composition 42 pp. 66-79.

2014. “Text – Video – Text : Multimodal Remediation with an Eye on Viral Literacy.” Kairos Praxis Wiki 18.2.

2014. “Captain Marryat and The Floral Telegraph; or, A Forgotten Coder and His Floral Code.” Victorian Literature and Culture 42.2 pp. 209-233.

2012. “Synesthetic White Noise: Translating, Transforming, and Transmitting Text/Affect.” Basic Writing e-Journal 9/10.