Ashley Shew’s publications*

(*List does not include papers under review. I am currently seeking a publisher for a book project on Technoableism, drafting during sabbatical Spring 2021.)

Single-Authored Monographs

Edited Volumes

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

  • Shew, Ashley. 2021. “The Minded Body in Technology and Disability,” in Shannon Vallor (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Technology. Oxford. [Link to Table of Contents]
  • Shew, Ashley. 2020. “Technological Knowledge in Disability Design.” In Feedback Loops, edited by Andrew Garnar and Ashley Shew. Lexington Books. [Link to Shew Tech Know in Dis Design PDF]
  • Shew, Ashley. 2017. “Animals in Philosophy of Technology,” in Joseph C. Pitt and Ashley Shew (eds.), Spaces for the Future: A Companion to Philosophy of Technology. Routledge. [Shew Animals in Phil of Tech PDF]
  • Shew, Ashley. 2008. Nanotechnology’s Future: Considerations for the Professional,” in Fritz Allhoff and Patrick Lin (eds.), Nanotechnology & Society: Current and Emerging Ethical Issues, pages 127-146. Springer. [Nanotechs Future Considerations PDF]
  • Baird, Davis, and Ashley Shew. 2004. “Probing the History of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy,” in Davis Baird, Alfred Nordmann, and Joachim Schummer (eds.), Discovering the Nanoscale, pages 145-156. Amsterdam: IOS Press. [Baird Shew Probing History STM PDF]

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

[These are all associated with an NSF grant where I am a co-PI, Exploring Civil Engineering Identity and Disability, NSF Grant #1733636]

  • Groen-McCall, C., McNair, L. D. , Paretti, M. C., Shew, A., and Simmons, D. R. 2019. “Exploring Professional Identity Formation in Undergraduate Civil Engineering Students Who Experience Disabilities: Establishing Definitions of Self,” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference.
  • Groen-McCall, C., McNair, L. D., Paretti, M. C., Shew, A., & Simmons, D. R. 2018. Experiencing disability: A preliminary analysis of professional identity development in U.S. undergraduate civil engineering students. Proceedings of the Australasian Engineering Education Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Groen, C., McNair, L.D., Paretti, M.C., Simmons, D.R., and Shew, A. 2018. “Exploring Professional Identity Development in Undergraduate Civil Engineering Students Who Experience Disabilities.” Proceedings of the 2018 American Society for Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT: ASEE.
  • Groen, C., Paretti, M. C., McNair, L. D., Simmons, D. R., & Shew, A. 2018. “Experiencing disability in undergraduate civil engineering education: An initial examination of the intersection of disability and professional identities.” In Proceedings of the 2018 Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD) Annual Conference, Crystal City, VA.

Scholarly Essays and Commentaries

Book Chapters, Popular Press

  • Shew, Ashley. “Every Breath You Take,” in D.E. Wittkower and Lucinda Rush (eds.). Ender’s Game and Philosophy, pages 134-142. Open Court, 2013. [Ender PDF]

Book Reviews

  • Shew, Ashley. Book Review of George Estreich’s Fables and Futures (2019). Disability Studies Quarterly, 2020.
  • Shew, Ashley. “The Field of Field Philosophy.” Invited Book Review for Review Symposium: Socrates Tenured by Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 48(1): 56-62, 2018.
  • Shew, Ashley. Book Review of 5 Questions: Philosophy of Science, edited by Robert Rosenberger (published 2010). Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, Volume 15(3), pages 243-244, 2011.

Narrative Essays and Op-Eds


Book Reviews of Animal Constructions and Technological Knowledge (2017)

Podcasts and Radio

News Interviews

Stuff About Disabled People in Space – the real reason you are here, surely

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