He is the author of The Idea of Israel in Second Temple Judaism: A New Theory of People, Exile, and Israelite Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2021) and numerous scholarly articles. He is also presently completing a book on Israel in the letters of the apostle Paul. He was a 2008 recipient of the U.S. Department of Education’s Jacob K. Javits Fellowship and is a member of the UNC Royster Society of Fellows.
Outside the scholarly world, Jason has also worked in sports media for over a decade, providing analysis and digital content for a variety of outlets, including The Wilson Times, InsideCarolina.com (247Sports), Scout.com, Fox Sports, CBS Sports, and the Unconquered Podcast.
As a below-average football walk-on (=practice dummy) at Florida State from 2000–2002, Jason had the opportunity to see what athletic greatness looks like up close, learning from some of the best coaches and players in the game. He has since attempted to pass on some of that knowledge at the high school level, serving as the passing game/WRs/Special Teams/Strength and Conditioning coach at Jordan High School (Durham, NC) from 2017–2018, QBs/Passing Game Coordinator at Southern Durham High School (Durham, NC) in 2016, and as a private QB/WR coach in association with Carolina Elite football.
In addition to writing, teaching, and coaching, Jason is a voice actor/artist, with over a decade of experience including ad reads, audiobook narration, and more. He also provides services as a contract/freelance copyeditor.
Jason is a member of the the American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, Society for Classical Studies, Association for Jewish Studies, Catholic Biblical Association of America, and Football Writers’ Association of America and is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer.
His full Curriculum Vitae can be found here.
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