Mr. Tim Ashe, Jr. (Ph.D in Spanish Applied Linguistics) is currently a faculty associate in Spanish and English Linguistics at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. He is also an Adjunct Instructor in Spanish and ESL at Maricopa Community Colleges (Rio Salado, Gateway, and Chandler-Gilbert). He has over 11 years of experience teaching adult and adolescent students of all ages in both Spanish and English and specializes in Applied Linguistics research. His research interests include Bilingual Education, Heritage Language Research, Intercultural Competence and Sensitivity, Transcultural Competence, Technology in Language Education and Computer Assisted Language Learning, Pragmatics, Study Abroad Immersion Programs as a tool for learning language and Bilingualism.
Dr. Ashe speaks English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Italian. He also has reading proficiency in French and Catalan and is currently studying Irish.
B.A. in Spanish and Political Science – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2006)
M.A. in Spanish and World Language Teaching – DePaul (Chicago) University (2016)
M.A. in English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual/Bicultural Education - DePaul (Chicago) University (2016)
Ph.D in Spanish Linguistics - Arizona State University (August 2020)