Ashley Hamilton, PhD (Cand)

Adjunct Professor, Department of English

Phone: (626) 804-2722
Office Location: Building One, Room 148
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Ashley Hamilton, PhD (Cand), is an academic writing professional and PhD candidate at Azusa Pacific University. She has been invited to speak at national writing conferences across the U.S. including, Tampa Bay, Indianapolis, Houston, Portland, Kansas City, Las Vegas, San Diego, Pasadena, Riverside among others. Her teaching philosophy is centered on teaching academic writing through engagement with seminal and current conversations in the field. One of the ways this is accomplished in her courses is through inviting students to think critically about challenging texts, analyze the broader implications of those texts, and extend conversations through posing questions for further discussion.

She aims to view each student holistically by taking a comprehensive approach to teaching where the emotional, social, ethical, and academic needs of each students is addressed in an integrated learning format.


  • PhD (Cand), Higher Education
  • MA, English Composition
  • MA, Education Curriculum and Instruction
  • BA, Liberal Studies and Teaching Credential

Academic Area

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Department of English


  • Antiracist Teaching Practices
  • Critical Pedagogies
  • Nontraditional Models of Assessment
  • The Learning Environment for Latinx Students at HSIs

Courses Taught

  • WRIT 110 – Writing 1: The Art and Craft of Writing
  • WRIT 120 – Writing 1 Lab

Office Hours

Thursdays, 12-1:30 p.m.