BA, MA, PhD (Cantab)
After completing a PhD in English at King's College, Cambridge, which explored ideas derived from Victorian evolutionary theory and molecular physics in W.B. Yeats's prose, Jason has been a research fellow at the Henry Moore Institute for the Study in Sculpture in Leeds and at the Yale Center for British Art, and a Henry Moore Foundation Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of York.
Having previously co-directed the Sculpture Studies Research School and directed the British Art Research School, Jason is now Director of the University's Interdisciplinary Centre for Modern Studies. Jason is also a member of the History/History of Art Executive Committee.
Jason is also Chair of the Research Committee and a member of the Senior Management Team.
Jason is currently involved in the final stages of curating a synoptic exhibition of Victorian Sculpture, will open first at the Yale Center for British Art in Fall 2014, and then at Tate Britain in Winter 2015.
Jason's AHRC funded supervision includes PhDs upon:
Queer Animals, co-organised with Bob Mills and Ben Nichols
King's College London, June 2012
On Sentimentality, co-organised with Nicola Bown
University of York, May 2011
The Here and Now: Thinking the Contemporary Across Disciplines, co-organised with Mike Savage.
University of York April 2011
Thinking Niche, co-organised with Helen Hills
University of York, May 2010
Victorian Sculpture in its Global Contexts
November 2008, NAVSA, at Yale