Ashley Loup

PhD student

Ashley Loup is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies. Her research interests include race and sports, resistance and the body, American popular culture and the lawyer in American Culture. She is particularly interested in the role of the body in resistance through sport.

Born and raised in California, Ashley completed her B.A. and M.A. degrees in American Studies at California State University, Fullerton before coming to Iowa City in 2018. Her other interests include fashion in American culture, depictions of lawyers on television and in popular culture, notions of identity and work, and the public memory of athletic achievements.

Research Interests: 
  • Race and sports
  • Resistance and the body
  • American popular culture
  • The lawyer in American Culture
Ashley Loup
M.A., California State University-Fullerton, B.A., California State University-Fullerton

Iowa City, IA 52242
United States