Ashley L. Delphia

Ashley Delphia (she/her/hers) is the Associate Director of Operations for the Sexual Violence Response Office, joining the team in February of 2015. Ashley brings significant experience in the fields of psychology, trauma and violence prevention, crisis intervention, administrative operations, and program management.

Her background includes crisis response and advocacy for survivors of violence, large scale initiative design and implementation, grant reporting and management of federal and state programs, fiscal and budget oversight, strategic planning, marketing and communications, event planning, and staff supervision.

Ashley's work has been focused primary on college campuses and within hospital settings. Prior to joining the Sexual Violence Response team, Ashley was the Department Administrator for the Center for Neural Science at New York University. While completing her graduate degree in Applied Psychology, Ashley was a Rape Crisis Advocate at Bellevue Hospital, where she was an on-call first responder, administering crisis counseling and intervention, and psychological first aid for primary and secondary survivors. 

Ashley completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology and English at Adelphi University in 2008 and received her M.A. in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Trauma and Violence from the New York University in 2012.


  • M.A., Health Policy and Administration, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (In Progress)
  • M.A., Applied Psychology (Specialization in Trauma and Violence), New York University Steinhardt School for Culture, Education, and Human Development
  • B.A., Sociology and English, Adelphi University

Certifications and Licensure:

  • New York State Department of Health Certified Rape Crisis Counselor