Dr. Jason Laker is a Professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Ed.D. Program in Educational Leadership at San Jose State University, where he previously served as Vice President for Student Affairs. Prior to SJSU, Jason worked in Canada as AVP & Dean of Student Affairs and on the faculty of the Department of Gender Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He also served as Dean of Campus Life and faculty of Gender and Women's Studies at Saint John's University, a Catholic liberal arts college for men in Minnesota. He holds a Ph.D. from the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona and a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from Adams State College in Colorado. His published work includes two texts about gender issues, Masculinities in Higher Education (with Tracy Davis, Routledge, 2011) and Canadian Perspectives on Men and Masculinities (Oxford, 2011) and many articles and professional presentations, keynotes and consulting engagements associated with gender and diversity in higher education.