Aeriel A. Ashlee
Aeriel A. Ashlee, PhD (she/her/hers) is assistant professor and graduate director of the college counseling and student development master’s program at St. Cloud State University. Her teaching, scholarship, and activism are guided by her desire and commitment to facilitate healing and liberation in higher education. Prior to becoming faculty, Aeriel had a decade-long career in student affairs. Her research interests include feminist of color pedagogies of healing and transformation, transracial Asian American adoptees’ racialized experiences, and poststructural possibilities for student affairs praxis. Along with peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, Aeriel is the co-author of an award-winning book on social justice. She earned her master’s degree in college student personnel from the University of Maryland, College Park and her doctoral degree in student affairs and higher education from Miami University (Ohio).