Melody Buckner is the Director of Digital Learning and Online Education. She joined the University of Arizona six years ago as an Instructional Designer to help faculty create online courses that reach out and engage students in an online UA experience. Before coming to the University of Arizona, she served as an Instructional Designer in Professional Development and as an adjunct faculty for Pima Community College.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Architecture from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in Educational Technology from Northern Arizona University. Melody earned her PhD in Learning and Sociocultural Studies from the University of Arizona in 2015. Her informal education consists of living in over 40 different places, including several countries in Europe.