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Ashlee Carter

Associate Dean of Students
University of Massachusetts Boston

Ashlee Carter, Ph.D. currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students at University of Massachusetts Boston, overseeing the areas of care case management, student conduct, and new student and family programs. As a senior member of the leadership team within the Division of Student Affairs, she provides strategic direction and policy development for students, staff, and faculty members.

Throughout her career in higher education, she has garnered an array of experience in areas such as student support services, case management services, alcohol and other drug and sexual violence prevention and education, student health and wellness initiatives. Overseeing care case management, she, and the care case management team work to create intervention protocols and advise faculty and staff on identifying and responding to students in distress or crisis and create resources and training opportunities for campus community members to support the university mission of being a health-promoting campus. For many years, she has worked within the area of Title IX, ensuring compliance with federal and state statutes, providing prevention and educational measures to the campus community, and investigating allegations of sex or gender-based discrimination and harassment.

Ashlee earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy from Seton Hall University, an MS in Higher Education Administration from Drexel University, and a BA in Public Relations from the University of Hartford. She has presented her dissertation research; Reducing Sexual Victimization on College Campuses: The Impact of a College-Level Sex Education Course at the National Sexual Health Conference, and internationally at the 24th Congress of the World Association of Sexual Health.

Ashlee’s passion for sexual and domestic violence advocacy, education, and prevention began during her time as an undergraduate student and has continued as her life has progressed personally and professionally. Previously, Ashlee volunteered as an advocate for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors with a non-profit organization in New Hampshire, where she is originally from, and currently continues to support the mission of this work by being an active Board of Directors member with another non-profit in Massachusetts dedicated to ending domestic and partner violence.

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