Profile: Ashley Conway



Ashley Conway is an instructor at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and Rutgers' Edward J. Bloustein School for Planning and Public Policy. She has had a long career in public health and public service. With a nursing specialty in HIV/AIDS and expertise in workforce issues, Ms. Conway most recently directed the New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission’s Health Care Workforce Development program. Prior to that, she served as the director of the Disease Surveillance and Response Division for Calvert County Maryland.   

Ms. Conway earned her associates degree in nursing from Washtenaw Community College in Michigan, a bachelor of arts degree in labor studies/adult education from the National Labor College, and a master's degree in organization development and change from American University. Prior to becoming a nurse, she worked in non-traditional occupations for women, including as a corrections officer in a men’s maximum security prison and as a trainer and driver for a city bus system. Her diverse work experience led to a special interest in how people communicate both within and between organizations.

  • Education

    A.S. Nursing, Washtenaw Community College
    B.A. Labor Studies/Adult Education, National Labor College
    M.A. Organizational Development and Change, American University

  • Research Initiatives

    Teaching and research interests:

    • HIV/AIDS
    • workforce development
    • communications
    • occupational safety and health
  • Expertise

    - Workforce Issues

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  • Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
    Rutgers University
    Civic Square Building
    33 Livingston Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901