Laker, Jason

Dr. Jason Laker

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Administration and Organization in Higher Education, University of Arizona
  • Master of Arts, Community Counseling, Adams State College (Colorado)
  • Bachelor of Science, Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Central Michigan University

Professional Experience
Laker is an instructor in the Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership (OCL) program. His duties include the facilitation of the following courses: OCL7410 Intercultural Change Management.

Dr. Jason Laker has served as Vice President for Student Affairs at San José State University in California, where he now teaches graduate courses in educational counseling. He previously served as AVP & Dean of Student Affairs, Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Democracy, and on the Gender Studies Faculty at Queen’s University in Canada.  He has extensive international experience, including engagements as a board member, visiting faculty, consultant or speaker, particularly in Europe.  As a scholar, he has published two edited texts, one each in the U.S. and Canada, regarding gender and men’s development; and two with colleagues in Croatia and Spain relating to the role of Higher Education in preparing students to actively participate in democratic citizenship. See
Laker is a member of many national and international professional organizations relating to higher education, gender and diversity.

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