University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

Jay Ashman

jay ashman

Jay Ashman Lecturer

  • JD 1973 George Washington University Law School
  • BA 1970 Amherst College
Areas of Expertise:

international education, sustainable development,
consumer affairs


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Contact Information
Office:203 Morrill Hall
Phone: 802.656.0862

Jay Ashman has been part of the Community Development and Applied Economics Department since 1982. He spent 28 years as an Assistant Attorney General in Consumer Protection and Antitrust with the Vermont Attorney General's Office. His interests include international education, having worked or taught in Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Belize, and St. Lucia. Jay played a role in the establishment of service-learning courses in St. Lucia that continue today.

Courses Taught

CDAE 129: Communication Law
CDAE 195: Belize: Development and Indigenous Peoples

Honors and Awards

2009 Vermont Campus Compact Award for Excellence in Community Based Teaching
2007 Teaching Award of Merit - North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)
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