Department of English

Ashley Ludewig

Ashley Ludewig Lecturer and Director of Composition
8004 Haley Center
(334) 844-3137

Office Hours

  • Tuesday 9:30-12:30 pm & by appt. via Zoom
  • Wednesday 10:00-12:00 pm & by appt. via Zoom


Ashley Ludewig earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Louisville in May 2017.  Her dissertation, "The Military Meets the University : Mapping Issues of Literacy Sponsorship across Military and Academic Settings," uses a literacy studies framework to explore the relationship between student veterans' experiences with military writing and academic writing.  The project offers an in-depth analysis of some common military literacy practices and describes paths and barriers to knowledge transfer between military and academic contexts. ‚Äč Ashley's research interests include first-year writing, military literacies, writing program administration, and writing in the disciplines.

Representative Publications

Recent conference presentations and workshops include:

“How WPAs Can Build Capacity for Student Learning,” (with Steven Bailey, Cathrine Hoekstra, Kuhio Walters, and Jeffrey Turner) Sponsored Panel for the Writing with Current, Former, and Future Members of the Military Standing Group, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR, March 2017.

“Using Core Competency Rubrics for Grading and Assessment,” (with Kristen Lucas, Jenna Haugen and Jacob Rawlins), Association of Business Communication Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM October 2016.

“Military and Academic Literacies: Challenging Boundaries and Binaries,” Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, October 2016.

“Student Veterans in Composition Scholarship: Why the Rhetoric of Representation Matters,” Cultural Rhetorics Conference East Lansing, MI, October 2016.

Last Updated: September 02, 2020