Ashley E. English

Assistant Professor
Strategic Communication
MOUS 176

a.english@tcu.edu | 817-257-4411

Education

Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.P.A., University of North Texas
B.A., University of North Texas

Courses Taught

STCO 11103 – Writing and Editing

Areas of Focus

Contributions and community engagement strategies of faith-based organizations

  1. Megachurch involvement in economic development: Theoretical guidance for Organizational Decision-Making. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
  2. Theoretical understanding of church involvement in economic development: Examining the role of expectations on nonprofit action. Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, Annual Conference, Denver, CO.
  3. Extra-Role behavior and economic development: A study of the organizational behavior of megachurches, Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  4. The local government perspective of megachurches and extra-role behavior. Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, Annual Conference, Hartford, CT.
  5. The growth of megachurches: What impacts are they having on local economic development and who benefits? American Society for Public Administration, Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Senior manager of public relations and communications for a nonprofit organization that serves the North Texas region. Consultant for nonprofit organizations in the areas of professional development and volunteer management. Co-founder of the TCU Nonprofit Communicator Conference.

  1. Best Poster Award for the 45th annual ARNOVA Conference in Washington, D.C. Research topic: Megachurches and Practices of Managing Accountability on Websites
  2. Doctoral Fellows Seminar Award Recipient from the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
  3. Diversity Scholars and Leaders award from ARNOVA
  4. 40 Under 40 leader for community involvement and service in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through the Dallas Furniture Bank
  1. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action