Jason Oliver Chang, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is an Assistant Professor of History and Asian American Studies. He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Berkeley in 2010. While there he received research support from the Center for Race and Gender, the Historical Society of Southern California, the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, and several UC offices. Before coming to UConn, Dr. Chang was a Lecturer for the Center for Asian American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Chang also holds a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he focused on the enforcement of immigration law at the U.S.-Mexico border.