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Raquel Ramos Buckley

Communications Editor, II Communications

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I am currently working remotely. Please email if you wish to get in touch with me.

African Studies Center; ASC Staff; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; LACS Staff; Center for Southeast Asian Studies; CSEAS Staff; Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies; CMENAS Staff; International Institute; GISC Staff; Global Islamic Studies Center


MA, Educational Studies, New Media & New Literacies, University of Michigan
Digital Media Arts and Design, Orange Coast College
BA, Applied Statistics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Much of my work has appeared in the form of various print and digital publications. I also have experience in collaborating with educators in designing instructional materials in informal settings, e.g., promotional course materials, websites, and informational literature. 

I completed my MA in Educational Studies in New Media and New Literacies in winter 2019, developing a keen interest in instructional design, allowing me to work and collaborate with educators in creating and presenting ways to learn using various media. As part of my graduation requirements, I worked with a University of Michigan professor in designing Kakuma Youth Opportunities to Lifelong Learning, a website that offers information, resources, and an informal learning environment for the youth completing secondary school in Kakuma Camp in Kenya. 


Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certificate, Print & Digital Publication in Adobe InDesign (2018). ACA certification is an industry-recognized validation of one's skill in Adobe CC. Issued by Adobe, it requires in-depth knowledge of setting project requirements, understanding the interface, as well as creating print and digital media publications using Adobe InDesign CC.

Master's Fellowship Award (2016). University of Michigan School of Education.

Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) District VI Silver Award in Issues Management category (2012). Cyber Ink: It's Permanent, a campaign and awareness program about mindful use of social media, avoiding and recognizing cyberbullying, and managing cyber presence. Read the news.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (2010). Orange Coast College