Jonathan Wilson

Ashford is on the forefront of redefining how student interaction occurs and how to best utilize technology for educating their student population.

Jonathan Wilson, PhD

Role
Faculty

Biography

Dr. Jonathan Wilson is the Program Chair for the Bachelor of Arts in English in the College of Liberal Arts at Ashford University. He holds a PhD in English Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and MA and BA degrees in English and a minor in History from Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU). He began teaching in higher education as a graduate student assistant during his MA, and he subsequently earned an additional teaching assistantship and fellowship to complete his PhD at UTA. He has published in Studies in American Indian Literatures (SAIL), which is the “the only journal in the United States that focuses exclusively on American Indian literatures” and has given numerous academic presentations, ranging in subject matter from Early American Literature to 20th Century American Fiction to Rhetorical Theory. Dr. Wilson specializes in Native American literature(s), has emphases in 19th and 20th century American fiction, and also teaches Technical/Professional Writing, Argumentative Strategies, Literary Theory, Literary Research and Methods, and American, Transatlantic, Chicano, and Women's literature. Currently, Dr. Wilson is a faculty Senator and is a member of various University bodies, including the Professional Development Committee and Marketing and Outreach Committee. He became a core faculty member at Ashford in 2013. Dr. Wilson’s favorite part of teaching is watching student interaction. He says, “Ashford is on the forefront of redefining how student interaction occurs and how to best utilize technology for educating their student population.”

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Education

Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in English Studies
Institution
University of Texas at Arlington
Degree
Master of Arts in English Studies
Degree
Bachelor of Arts in English
Institution
Eastern New Mexico University