Ashley Lear

Humanities and Communication Department
College of Arts & Sciences

Office Hours

MW 11-1; T 10-noon; Th and F by appointment
Ashley Lear

Dr. Ashley Lear specializes in Modern American Literature, Women's Literature, and Science Fiction. She teaches introductory literature courses and an upper-level interdisciplinary research course focusing on science fiction. Her publications include works on digital pedagogy, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Ellen Glasgow, and feminist narrative theory. 

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in English, University of Houston
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in English, Wake Forest University
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in English: Psychology, College of William and Mary

  • HON 350: Honors Seminar III
  • HU 142HYB: Studies in Literature
  • HU 300: World Literature

  • COM 122: Composition and Literature
  • HU 142: Studies in Literature
  • HU 338: Traversing the Borders, Science and Science Fiction (a course focusing on interdisciplinary research)
  • HON 250: Video Game Topography
  • HU 300: World Literature (Russian)
  • HU 310: American Literature
  • HON 350: Archaeologies of the Future

The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow​, UP of Florida, 2018

Outstanding Teaching Award, ERAU, 2011

James E. Lewis Outstanding Service Award, ERAU, 2021