David A Buuck

Adjunct Professor of English
Mills Hall 348

Professional Interests: Critical and Creative Writing, political economy, performance studies, poetics, pedagogy


At Mills Since 2009


David Buuck lives in Oakland, CA. He is the co-founder and editor of Tripwire, a journal of poetics, and founder of BARGE, the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics. Recent books include Noise in the Face of (Roof Books 2016), SITE CITE CITY (Futurepoem, 2015) and An Army of Lovers, co-written with Juliana Spahr (City Lights, 2013). A new chapbook, The Riotous Outside, is just out from Commune Editions. He teaches at Mills College, where is he steward of the adjunct faculty union, and at San Quentin's Prison University Program.


  • BA, Brown University
  • MA, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • MFA, San Francisco State University

Faculty Office Hours, Fall 2019

Days Times Room
T, R 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Mills Hall Room 348
W 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Mills Hall Room 348
  and by appointment  

Spring 2021 Schedule

Day Time Course Title Room
MW11:00 am-12:15 pmRhetoric and Composition

Courses Taught

  • ENG 001: ENG 001: Rhetoric and Composition for the College Writer
  • ENG 180AS: Creative Writing Bootcamp