Drew Ashby-King

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Dr. Drew Ashby-King

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Communication, University of Maryland, 2023
M.A. Communication, University of Maryland, 2021
M.S. College Student Personnel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2019

B.A. Communication, Bowling Green State University, 2017

Research Interests:
Higher education, critical public relations, social issues management, critical communication pedagogy

Scholarly Work/Publications:
Dr. Ashby-King takes critical and interpretive approaches to researching communication in higher education contexts from instructional and organizational perspectives. Specifically, he is interested in topics related to critical communication pedagogy, the influence of socio-political and institutional discourses on students’ and instructors’ classroom and campus experiences, how ideologies function and are (re)produced in higher education settings, and critical public relations scholarship.

Dr. Ashby-King’s work has been published in Public Relations Review, Journal of Public Relations Research, Communication Education, Journal of Public Relations Education, Communication Teacher, Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, Journal of Communication Pedagogy, and Basic Communication Course Annual.