Ashley spent seven years immersed in academic writing during her Bachelor's and Master's degree and has spent an additional two years teaching at a local community college. She was required to write many essays regarding various topics including literature, pedagogy, rhetoric, and composition. Her 65 page thesis focuses on various types of rhetoric in the everyday world. In 2016, she will have an essay published in an anthology, Theorizing the Digital Humanities. You can see more of her academic writing on Academic.edu.