Ashlee Carter, Ph.D.

Ashlee Carter, Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator,
University of Massachusetts Boston

Ashlee Carter (she/her), Ph.D. currently serves as the Interim Associate Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at University of Massachusetts Boston.

Throughout her career in higher education, she has garnered an array of experience, in areas such as student support services, alcohol and other drug education and prevention, student conduct, sexual misconduct, and student health and wellness. 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 is looking forward to continuing to support survivors by being a part of the Board of Directors at DOVE.