Jason O. Chang, Board of Education

Jason Chang webJason Oliver Chang was unanimously selected by the Democratic caucus of the West Hartford Board of Education to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Sean Passan on June 2, 2020.

Chang is an associate professor of History and Asian/Asian American Studies and serves as the director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute at UConn. He and his partner, Julie, are the proud parents of three children, all of whom attend Charter Oak International Academy. He holds a PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley; a Master’s in Comparative Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley; an MPPA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; and a BA in Political Economy/Latin American Studies from Prescott College in Arizona.