Ashley Shew’s publications 

Books and Textbooks

  • Shew, Ashley. 2023 (forthcoming in Fall). Against Technoableism: Rethinking Who Needs Improvement. W. W. Norton & Company.
  • Herdegen, Hanna, and Ashley Shew (eds.). 2023 (under construction). Technology & Disability Open Educational Resource. [Currently editing and beta testing.]
  • Shew, Ashley. 2017. Animal Constructions and Technological Knowledge. Lexington Books.

Edited Volumes

Select Journal Articles

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

  • Shew, Ashley. 2023 (forthcoming). “Speculating on Upstanding Norms.” In After Universal Design: The Disability Design Revolution, edited by Elizabeth Guffey. Bloomsbury Academic Press.
  • 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. 
  • 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]

  • McCall, Cassandra; Paretti, Marie C.; Shew, Ashley; Simmons, Denise R.; McNair, Lisa D. 2022. Redefining and reconceptualizing disability identity in civil engineering. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  • 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.

Select Essays, Creative Writing, and Commentaries

Select Podcasts 

Interviews & Research Coverage

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

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