Faculty Profile

Ashley English

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Political Science
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota, 2016.
Major: Political Science
Degree Specialization: American Politics
Dissertation Title: “Implementing Intersectionality: Creating Women’s Interests in the Rulemaking Process.”
MA, University of Minnesota, 2013.
Major: Political Science
MA, George Washington University, 2010.
Major: Public Policy
Degree Specialization: Women's Studies
BA, Williams College, 2004.
Major: Political Science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 5030.001, Proseminar in American Political Institutions, Spring 2023
PSCI 2306.001, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2023
PSCI 6160.001, Interest Group Politics, Fall 2022 Syllabus
PSCI 3130.001, Interest Groups, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 4490.003, Topics in Public Policy, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.007, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.001, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.008, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.002, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.007, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6160.001, Interest Group Politics, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3130.001, Interest Groups, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4490.001, Topics in Public Policy, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 2306.007, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 6900.736, Special Problems, Fall 2019
PSCI 2306.010, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.007, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3120.001, Women and Politics, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3130.001, Interest Groups, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.010, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.005, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.007, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3130.001, Interest Groups, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.010, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.007, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3120.001, Women and Politics, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.010, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
English, A. E., Hartmann, H. (2007). “Florida’s Dishonorable Mention: Key Indicators of Women’s Well-Being.”. Many Floridas: Women Envisioning Change. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Journal Article
English, A. E., Branton, R. P., Friesenhahn, A. (2022). Outsiders Among Outside Groups? Campaign Advertising and the Electability of Female US House Candidates. Politics, Groups and Identities.
English, A. E. Lobbying Beyond the Legislature: Challenges and Biases in Women’s Organizations’ Participation in Rulemaking. Politics and Gender.
English, A. E. Is it a Four Star Movement? Policy Transformation and The US Women’s National Soccer Team’s Campaign for Equal Pay. Social Science Quarterly.
English, A. E. (2020). All the Single Ladies? Marital Status and Women’s Organizations’ Policy Advocacy Campaigns. Politics and Gender. 16(2), 581-607.
English, A. E., Pearson, K., Strolovitch, D. (2019). Who Represents Me? Race, Gender, Partisan Congruence and Representational Alternatives in a Polarized America. Political Research Quarterly. 72(4), 785-804.
English, A. E. (2019). “She Who Shall Not be Named: The Women that Women’s Organizations Do (and Do Not) Represent in the Rulemaking Process.”. Politics and Gender. 15(3), 574-598.
English, A. E. Implementing Intersectionality: Women’s Organizations’ Representation of Women of Color and Poor Women During Two Rulemakings. Politics, Groups and Identities.
Branton, R. P., English, A. E., Pettey, S., Barnes, T. (2018). The Impact of Gender and Quality Opposition on the Relative Assessment of Candidate Competency. Electoral Studies. 54, 35-44.
English, A. (2016). “Rewriting Title IX: The Department of Education’s Response to Feminists’ Comments in the Rulemaking Process.”. Politics and Gender.
English, A. E., Hartmann, H. (2009). "Women’s Retirement Security: A Primer.”. Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. 30(2/3), 109-140.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
English, A. E., "Robert T. Holt Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship," Sponsored by University of Minnesota, State, $23500 Funded. (20142015).
English, A. E., "Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship," Sponsored by University of Minnesota, State, $4000 Funded. (2011).
Grant - Research
English, A. E., "UNT Faculty Summer Grant," Sponsored by UNT Office of Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $3000 Funded. (August 15, 2021).
Vickery, J. R., English, A. E., Palmer, A. M., "Team Grant Mentoring Program - Marginalized Groups & Textual/Content Analysis," University of North Texas, $1700 Funded. (20172018).
English, A. E., "2018 Scholarly and Creative Activity Award," Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, University of North Texas, $4716 Funded. (December 1, 2017July 31, 2018).
English, A. E., "Conference Support Grant," Sponsored by Office of Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (August 31, 2017September 3, 2017).
English, A. E., "Conference Travel Grant," Sponsored by American Political Science Association, Other, $125 Funded. (2015).
English, A. E., "Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Conference Presentation Grant," Sponsored by University of Minnesota, State, $665 Funded. (2015).
English, A. E., "Scholarly Travel Grant," Sponsored by University of Minnesota Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, Other, Funded. (2014).
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Challenge and
Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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