Ashley N. Robinson is a Ph.D. candidate in Leadership and Education Policy, focusing on equity and justice in student affairs and higher education policy and practice. As a former residential education practitioner and a current organized labor activist, Ashley incorporates a scholar-practitioner-activist perspective into her work. Her research interests include institutional responses to incidents of racial harm, how student affairs policies and practices uphold and perpetuate oppressive systems, the experiences of frontline higher education workers, and critical and feminist qualitative methodologies. Ashley is originally from East Providence, RI, and has called UConn and Storrs home since 2012. She holds a B.A. in English and an M.Ed. in College Student Development from the University of Maine. Ashley is proud to be the Vice President of the GEU-UAW Local 6950 and an active member of ACPA-College Student Educators International. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, and reveling in the antics of her two rescue dogs with her husband.