Ashley Mack

Ashley Noel Mack

Assistant Professor, Rhetoric & Cultural Studies


Affiliate Faculty, African and African American Studies

Affiliate Faculty, Women's and Gender Studies

Bachelor's Degree: Arizona State University (2007)
Master's Degree: The University of Texas at Austin (2009)
PhD: The University of Texas at Austin (2013)

Phone: 225-578-2120


Office: 132 Coates Hall

Gender Pronouns:  They/Them/Theirs 


Ashley Noel Mack is an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Cultural Studies at Louisiana State University in the Department of Communication Studies and an affiliate faculty member in African & African American Studies as well as Women's & Gender Studies.

Mack is an interdisciplinary media and cultural critic. Their writing has been published in Departures in Critical Qualitative Research, Journal of Communication Inquiry, Women’s Studies in Communication, Quarterly Journal of Speech, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, and Journal of Homosexuality.

Areas of interest include queer theory, feminisms, queer of color critique, critical race studies, modernity/coloniality/decoloniality, critical affect studies, critical carceral studies, social media, gendered violence, violence, and social movements.


Undergraduate courses: Gender and Communication (Fall 2020); Sexuality and Communication (Spring 2020); Critical Analysis (Fall 2019); Communication and Power (Spring 2021); Rape, Consent, & Culture (last taught Spring 2017); Rhetoric of Social Movements (last taught Fall 2017); Argumentation and Debate (last taught Spring 2019).

Graduate courses: Feminist Critique (Spring 2019); Queer Futures (Spring 2020); and Ideology & Hegemony (Fall 2019).

Please visit the website for more information about their research and teaching.