Jason Craige Harris ’12 M.A.R. is a Managing Partner at Perception Strategies, a consulting firm working with institutions around the world to promote empirically grounded solutions to gaps in dignity, equity, and belonging. He also serves as a Senior Advisor at Perception Institute, a research consortium prioritizing equity in social systems. In addition, Jason serves as a consultant at Pollyanna, a national organization working to promote racial literacy and cultural competency. He is also the Principal of JCH Consulting LLC.
Jason holds a BA (honors) in religion and African American Studies from Wesleyan University, where he was a fellow at both the Center for the Humanities and the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Program, and a MA (summa cum laude) in religion, ethics, and cultural studies from Yale Divinity School, where he was a Marquand Merit Scholar and Extended Year Program Fellow. Jason is certified in conflict mediation as well as trauma-informed restorative justice and circle keeping by Planning Change. He is also a certified Narrative 4 facilitator as well as a leadership coach who has trained with Bright Morning Consulting.
Jason sits on the boards of Seeds of Peace (Vice Chair of the Programming Committee), Inwood Academy (Academic Committee and HR Committee), Hidden Water (Executive Committee and Marketing Committee), and Getting to We. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Institute for Teaching Diversity and Social Justice.
Jason is the author of the following pieces: “The Paradox of Isolation” (Friends Journal), “Between Love and Truth––Navigating Racial Conflict Using Restorative Justice” (CSEE), and “Black or Bruised” (AMBO). He is also the Social Impact Producer for a new documentary with IndieFlix entitled Race to Be Human, a film on how to talk about race and mental health.
Jason has a 5-month old Cavapoo named Justice and a 17-year-old daughter named Sabrina, both of whom keep him very busy.