- Ph.D. - West Virginia University
M.A. - George Mason University
B.A. - West Virginia University
- Favorite Spot on Campus
- The Bridge
- Dr. Jason Ottley (he/him/his) serves as an Assistant Director of First Year Advising at American University. Prior to this position, Jason was a Visiting Assistant Professor at California University of Pennsylvania. Jason personifies a perfect blend of scholarship, innovation, grit, professionalism, and heart. Having a strong reputation of student development, strategic planning and empowering both educators and students to strive for the best version of themselves, Jason unapologetically is a natural-born leader who will prove to be essential to how the world views progressive education in the 21st century.