Ashley Watson


watso670[at]umn.edu


Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development


University of Minnesota-Twin Cities



Ashley Watson


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Ashley Watson


watso670[at]umn.edu


Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development


University of Minnesota-Twin Cities




About


Ashley Watson is a PhD Candidate in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development with an emphasis in Comparative and International Development Education at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities.

Her undergraduate degree is in Communication at Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA). She obtained an M.S.Ed.  in Higher Education Administration from the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College (New York, NY).

As a traveling scholar through the Big 10 Alliance, Ashley enrolled in African Studies courses at Rutgers University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, and Indiana University after being awarded a FLAS Fellowship for Swahili. Other awards include a Diversity Predoctoral Teaching Fellowship at the University of Minnesota-Morris, CIES Study Abroad and International Student SIG grant, and Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.

Academically, Ashley identifies as a “communication educationist with an intellectual home in sociology”. Her broad curiosity is about socialization, its impact on identity, and how that identity is communicated to others.

Administratively, she is an experienced education project manager specializing in creating and implementing international and intercultural experiences.

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