Ashley Newell, JD
Prior to joining VIU, Professor Ashley Newell taught various courses in critical thinking, law, and business. She began her career clerking for the District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City. Professor Newell also responded to Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act appeals while working at the US Postal Service Corporate Law Department. She later worked for a non-profit tax publisher as a legal editor and writer. One of her many passions is paper art. For many years, Professor Newell has been a paper crafts designer and freelance blogger, designing paper art projects for major stamp and paper manufacturers. Using social media marketing, Professor Newell has become one of the leading paper craft artists in the industry. Professor Newell earned dual Bachelor of Science business degrees from North Carolina A&T State University in Marketing and Business Management. She has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Baltimore and a Juris Doctor degree from North Carolina Central University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, photography, and travel.