- Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
- Ashley.Rea@erau.edu Email
- Humanities and Communication Department
- College of Arts & Sciences
Areas of ExpertiseFeminist rhetorics and technologies; technical writing; literacy studies and writing pedagogy; qualitative and archival research methods.
- Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in English, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
- M.A. - Master of Arts in English, Florida State University
- HU 118: Dig Pub & Rhetorical Theory
- HU 147: Digital Media Storytelling
- COM 122: English Composition
- COM 221: Technical Report Writing
HU118 – Digital Publics and Rhetorical Theory
HU112 – Rhetorics of Social Justice Movements and Public Advocacy
Rea, A. (2021). "Changing the Face of Technology": Storytelling Practice in Activist Coding Organizations. Technical Communication, 68(4), pp.26-39.
Rea, A. (2022). Coding Equity: Social Justice and Computer Programming Education, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 36(2), pp.87-103.
Adams, J., Ali, H., Rea, A., & Robertson, K. (2023). Fostering Educational Equity in Engineering. Proceedings of the 2023 ASEE Annual Conference.
Works in Progress:
Rea, A. (Accepted, forthcoming). Feminist Platforms & Feminine Practices: Mary Margaret McBride’s Radio Rhetoric. Widening the View: Essays on Feminist Historiography, Ephemeral Archives, and Rhetorical Education, ed. Jennifer Burgess.
Marta Messina, C., Ranade, N., & Rea, A. (Proposal accepted, full draft under review). A Feminist Code Heuristic. Feminist Design Rhetorics, eds. Ravel, K., Sullivan, R., & Prins, K.
Chesley, A., Cromer-Twal, E., Rea, A., Osunos, M., Winks, C., Singh, M., & Zhang, T. (Proposal accepted, full draft under review). Leveraging Participatory Design and User Experience Methods to Collaboratively Envision an Inclusive, User-centered Writing and Design Lab. Programmatic Perspectives, 14(1).
Eagle Writing & Design Lab Director
Memberships and Credentials
Association of Teachers in Technical Writing
Women in Technical Communication
Coalition of Community Writing
Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric & Composition