Ashley Jagodzinski moved to Las Vegas in 2010 to begin a doctoral program in English Literature. Before moving, she earned a bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University and a master's degree from the University of Toledo. She has taught a variety of courses at UNLV, from freshman composition to upper-level English. She has been teaching COLA 100E since Fall 2018, where she enjoys inspiring students to explore in all its iterations! She challenges students to explore themselves, their career paths, and their university. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, painting, and singing off-key at karaoke.