Ashley Rea

Title
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
Email
Department
Humanities and Communication Department
College
College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

​Feminist rhetorics and technologies; technical writing; literacy studies and writing pedagogy; qualitative and archival research methods.
Ashley Rea


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in English, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in English, Florida State University

  • 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, Ashley. “‘Changing the Face of Technology’: Storytelling Practice in Activist Coding Organizations,” Technical Communication, editors Kyle P. Vealey and Jeffrey M. Gerding, vol.68, no.4, 2021.

Rea, Ashley. “Coding Equity: Social Justice and Computer Programming Education,” proposal accepted for “Enacting Social Justice in Technical and Professional Communication, a special issue of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, editors Godwin Y. Agboka and Isidore Dorpenyo, vol. 36, no.2, 2022.

Rea, Ashley. “Feminist Platforms & Feminine Practices: Mary Margaret McBride’s Radio Rhetoric,” in Widening the View: Essays on Feminist Historiography, Ephemeral Archives, and Rhetorical Education, editors Jennifer Burgess and Gavin Johnson.