Evan Ashworth

Lecturer III

Photo: Evan Ashworth
Room 252

Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2013


Evan Ashworth studies language ideologies, language preservation, service learning, and flipped-classroom pedagogy. He received his PhD in Linguistics from UNM in December 2013, and his dissertation investigates the factors that motivate an acceptance of or resistance to  the use of writing to represent endangered indigenous languages, with a focus on the Tewa language spoken in northern New Mexico. Over  the last few years, he has worked as a part time instructor and term teacher in the department of Communication and Journalism at UNM, and previous to this, he served as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia and as a director of the writing and language tutoring program at the Center for Academic Program Support at UNM.