Ashley Bernardo


PhD Candidate

American Literary Studies

Research Area

Contact Information

Office Location: Humanities 264


Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts in English, Bachelor of Science in English, and her Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Connecticut. After graduating, Ashley taught for several years in a neuro-inclusive middle and high school in Atlanta, Georgia. During her time in Atlanta she worked to develop curriculum and practices that support all learners to develop a love of reading, writing, and critical thinking.

Ashley is now pursuing her PhD in American Literary Studies where she hopes to study the ways that Young Adult Literature by minority authors can serve as a means for Social Justice and Human Rights. Ashley is also a teaching assistant for the Core Writing program.

Department of English Language and Literature
Humanities Building, Second Floor
MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 277-6347
Fax: (505) 277-0021