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Ashley Cordes

Assistant Professor
Indigenous Studies in ENVS and ENG
Digital Humanities, English, Environmental Studies
Phone: 541-346-0061
Office: PLC 444
Office Hours: Not teaching Winter term; checking email intermittently
Research Interests: Media, Indigenous Studies, Digital Humanities, Visual Culture, Environmental Humanities, Critical/Cultural Studies


Ashley Cordes is an Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies in ENVS and ENG at the University of Oregon and an American Council of Learned Societies Fellow. Her research lies at the intersection of Indigenous digital media, critical/cultural studies, place-based storytelling, and community projects. Her recent work in these areas has been published in journals such as Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, and Feminist Media Studies. Her current book project on Indigenous currency and anticolonial technology is under contract with MIT Press. Ashley is an enrolled citizen and recently was the Chair of the Culture and Education Committee of the Kōkwel/Coquille Nation.




PhD, Media Studies, outside area in Native American Studies, University of Oregon, 2019

MA, Communication, Hawaii Pacific University, 2012

BA, Communication, Journalism Certificate, Loyola Marymount University, 2010