Professor of Philosophy
PhD Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
BA Philosophy, University of Texas, Austin
Jason Aleksander joined SJSU in August 2018 and served as Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Success for the College of Humanities and the Arts until January 2023 before retreating to faculty position as Professor of Philosophy. His academic research is primarily in the areas of medieval and Renaissance philosophy, Dante studies, and the philosophy of religion. Before coming to SJSU, Jason served as Associate Dean of the College of Letters and Sciences at National University, headquartered in La Jolla, CA. Prior to moving to California, he was a department chair and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL. Jason is an alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin and Vanderbilt University.