Jason Klugman

Director, Princeton University Preparatory Program
Emma Bloomberg Center for Access & Opportunity

Jason Klugman came to Princeton in 2004 to lead the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP).  From 2004-2017 he also served as a Lecturer and Program Associate in Princeton's Program in Teacher Preparation.  Jason occasionally teaches in Princeton's Department of Anthropology. He serves as an advisor to programs in Princeton's Pace Center for Civic Engagement and as an Academic-Athletic Fellow for Princeton's Men's and Women's Varsity Swimming and Diving Teams.  He co-founded and co-chairs the Greater Trenton College Access Network (TCAN).  Jason has presented at a range of professional and academic conferences on college access and success, urban education, and teacher preparation.  He is the recipient of the 2015 John B. Muir Editor's Award from the National Association of College Admissions Counseling for outstanding contribution to the Journal of College Admission.  From 2001-04, Jason was a history teacher at West Philadelphia High School and a leader on the school's college and career guidance team.  He earned his doctorate in Education, Culture and Society at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education where he also earned his M.A. in Secondary Education.  He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University.