Ashley M. Gjøvik
Journalist & Academic Author
I been a writer and editor in some form or anther since I was a teenager, editing my schools creative writing publication and working as a teacher’s assistant in literature and writing classes. I have a passion for non-fiction writing and poetry.
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences, with minors in Literature and Writing. I was honored by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society. I’ve won awards at law school for academic excellence in my studies of legislation, statutory analysis, public health, and property rights.
I’ve been published in a number of publications including Modern Diplomacy, The National Interest, CovertAction Magazine, SF Bay View, Business Insider, Monthly Review, Transcend Media, and & “Quote of the Day” in the New York Times.
I’m passionate about academic research and writing, historical and legal analysis, & investigative journalism. I’m available for commissioned research and writing projects including articles, analysis, case studies, op-eds, reports, and reviews. Contact me to discuss.
CovertAction Magazine, “Whistleblowers Are the Conscience of Society, Yet Suffer Gravely For Trying to Hold the Rich and Powerful Accountable For Their Sins,” Ashley Gjovik, April 2023
- Republished by LLRX: “Whistleblowers Are the Conscience of Society, Yet Suffer Gravely For Trying to Hold the Rich and Powerful Accountable For Their Sins,” Ashley Gjovik, May 2023
- Republished by Gigazine (Japanese): “内部告発者のほぼ全員が嫌がらせを受けており70%はすぐに解雇されるか辞職を余儀なくされる、最悪の場合は殺害されることも,” [Translation], May 2023
CovertAction Magazine, “Nestlé’s Blatant Misconduct Shows Us the Darkness of Capitalism,“ Ashley Gjovik, February 2023
- Republished in Monthly Review: “Nestlé’s blatant misconduct shows us the darkness of capitalism,” Ashley Gjovik, MR Online, February 2023
- Republished in Transcend Media: “Nestlé’s Blatant Misconduct Shows Us the Darkness of Capitalism,” Ashley Gjovik, February 2023
Big Tech Politics, “How I Learned Ex-Apple Execs Run a Secretive Home Security Tech Company,” Ashley Gjovik, October 2022
Big Tech Politics, “Field Notes on Regulatory Capture – Part II,“ Ashley Gjovik, September 2022
The People’s History of Silicon Valley, “Native Californian Freedom Fighters,” Ashley Gjovik, May 2022
The National Interest, “Antitrust Action Supports Human Rights, Not Just Competition,” Ashley Gjovik & Benjamin Ismail, July 2022
Big Tech Politics, “A Blatant and Aggressive Disregard for the Law,” Ashley Gjovik, June 2022
Big Tech Politics, “Field Notes on Regulatory Capture – Part I,“ Ashley Gjovik, May 2022
The People’s History of Silicon Valley, “The Silicon Valley Pro-Confederacy Movement,” Ashley Gjovik, May 2022
The People’s History of Silicon Valley, “The Silicon Valley Concentration Camps,” Ashley Gjovik, May 2022
Big Tech Politics, “Big Tech are Private Regulators of Digital Expression,” Ashley Gjovik, April 2022
GreatFire & AppleCensorship, “Taken Down” A Look into Apple’s Transparency Reports,” Forward, Ashley Gjovik, April 2022
Business Insider, “I was fired from Apple after making several labor complaints against the company. Speaking out feels like going up against a powerful government,“ Ashley Gjovik, Sep 16, 2021
Modern Diplomacy, “Elon Musk’s ‘City-State’ on Mars: An International Problem,” Ashley Gjovik, 2021 [Substack]
Modern Diplomacy, “Chagos: An Achievement in Self-Determination with a Treacherous Path to Decolonization,” Ashley Gjovik, 2021
Citizen Yang, “Groundwater Rise: An International Problem that California Must Solve,” Ashley Gjovik, 2021
San Francisco Bay View, “I Thought I Was Dying: My Apartment Was Built on Toxic Waste,” Ashley Gjovik, 2021
Portland State University, “Acceptable Use Policy,” Ashley Gjovik, 2014
Mashable, Lead Contributor: “A Digital Bill of Rights,” 2013
Unpublished / In Progress Work
“Best Practices for Truth & Reconciliation Commissions,” Transitional Justice, University of Oxford (2021).
“Selective Justice & the Politics of Victimization: A Critique of Rwanda’s Gacaca Process,” Transitional Justice, University of Oxford (2021).
“Climate Change Localism: Creating a Platform for International Non-State Political Agreements,” International Law, Santa Clara University School of Law (2021).
“Human Rights & Santa Clara County, California Jails During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Public Health Law, Santa Clara University School of Law (2020).
“Math & Poetry: Rhythm, Meter, & Rhyme,” Excursions in Mathematics, Portland State University (2010).
“Victor Frankenstein’s Creature: A Search for Home,” British Romanticism, Portland State University (2009).
“West Africa’s War: Liberia’s Collapsing Government & The Refugee Crisis in Guinea,” Political Issues & Foreign Affairs, (2004).
Reviews of my Work
AUTHOR PROFILE PAGES
You can find my profile pages and links to my work a number of different publishers including:
- CovertAction Magazine – Ashley Gjovik
- Modern Diplomacy – Ashley Gjovik
- The National Interest – Ashley Gjovik
- Business Insider – Ashley Gjovik
- LLRX: Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals – Ashley Gjovik
- Transcend Media Services – Ashley Gjovik
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