Eric Ashton received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his masters of public health from Yale University. He has significant work experience with both the federal government and the nonprofit sector. Eric has extensive background in nonprofit volunteer work in the areas of HIV/AIDS, adolescent homelessness and domestic violence. Prior to coming to the School of Social Policy & Practice his work focused on children’s mental health policy for a regional nonprofit organization. As Associate Director for the NPL Program, Eric oversees the administrative functions of the program and is available to answer questions of prospective students from the United States and abroad.