Dr. Jason Ostrander, MSW
Jason Ostrander, Ph.D., MSW is MSW Program Director and Assistant Professor at Sacred Heart University’s Department of Social Work. For almost a decade, Jason has taught in BSW and MSW programs utilizing on-ground, blended/hybrid, and online formats; and his practice experiences inform his teaching and scholarship. Before entering a doctorate program, Jason was employed as a congressional aide to Congressman John Olver and has been active in politics on the local, state, and federal levels. His scholarly work focuses on political social work, the political participation of social workers, program evaluation, and policy implications relating to marginalized and oppressed populations. Jason is an active member of NASW and on the Advisory Board as well as a training consultant for Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work.