Lisa Ashby

Lisa Ashby

Professor of English

English, Communication and Theatre Department

Office: Jesse 205 
Office phone: 402-643-7419


Lisa Ashby has taught full-time at Concordia since 1994. Her primary teaching areas are in literature and linguistics. Her special interests are 19th-century British and American literature, women's literature, and literature and landscape of New England.


Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. Ed., Concordia College, Seward, Neb.

Courses taught

Oral and Written Communication, Introduction to Literature, Studies in the English Language, American Literature I & II, British Literature I & II


Lisa Ashby leads a New England Literary Tour for students each spring/early summer. She tutors immigrants and refugees in English as a Second Language through the Lincoln Literacy Program. Ashby serves as the sexual harassment officer for the National Parliamentary Debate Association. She also helps with animal-assisted crisis response and therapy both on campus and nationwide.