Fellows of Jonathan Edwards

A (11) | B (24) | C (15) | D (11) | E (14) | F (15) | G (16) | H (19) | I (1) | J (7) | K (17) | L (17) | M (19) | N (10) | O (3) | P (14) | Q (1) | R (10) | S (20) | T (6) | U (1) | V (3) | W (11) | X (1) | Y (2) | Z (2)

K. David Jackson


Bio:

K. David Jackson, Professor of Portuguese, has a special interest in speaking with students who would like to know more about Brazil, Portugal, the Lusophone world and literature in Portuguese. He has worked closely with the Sao Paulo concrete poets, studied with Portuguese poet Jorge de Sena. In addition to Brazil and Portugal, he has had the opportunity to do research and travel in Goa, Sri Lanka, Malacca & Macau. His work includes cultural contacts, Creole music and verse as well as major writers such as Pessoa, Camoes, Machado de Assis, and the Brazilian modernists. He is a cellist and interested in music, literature, ethnomusicology and chamber music performance. k.jackson@yale.edu

Tom Jasinski


Bio:

Tom (JE ’78) is currently an Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR) with the Office of Cooperative Research working with faculty innovators and the Yale Accelerator for Innovation Development (Y-AID) to advance early stage ventures.  Previously he was an EIR with the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, forerunner of the Tsai CITY program, where he mentored a wide variety of student innovators and startup teams.  Once upon a time, he was also one of the original JE Sux, the most powerful dynasty in the history of Yale intramural ice hockey.  Today, he is delighted to talk with students interested in: their innovations, entrepreneurship and startup life; careers in consumer branding, international marketing and media; and the true value of a liberal arts education.

Thomas.Jasinski@yale.edu

Martin Jean


Bio:

Professor in the Institute of Sacred Music and of Music and Professor (Adjunct) of Divinity
martin.jean@yale.edu

Ron Jenkins


Bio:

Ron Jenkins is a recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships and an honorary Fellow of the Dante Society of America. His prison theater work in Indonesia, Italy, and the U.S. has been supported by the R.F. Kennedy Center for Huma n Rights, The Asian Cultural Council, and the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. Jenkins has written books on theater and social justice as well as articles for The New York Times, The Jakarta Post, and The Yale ISM Review. He has translated and/or directed plays by the Nobel laureate Dario Fo for productions at the Yale Repertory Theatre, American Repertory Theater at Harvard, and the New York Theatre Workshop. His documentary plays have been commissioned by the Mellon Foundation, the U.S. State Department, the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. A former Fellow at Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music, Jenkins teaches the course “Gospel, Rap, and Social Justice” at the Yale Divinity School.

Jennifer Julier


Bio:

Jennifer Julier, Yale BA ‘77 JE, Columbia MLS ‘79; worked in the field of rare books and manuscripts before joining the Yale Alumni Association in 2001. Retired as Associate Director for Yale College Classes in 2023. Principal duties were acting as liaison to oldest alumni classes and planning reunions. Also, she has a 1911 Steinway B at her home in Hamden and welcomes serious pianists in J.E. to contact her about arranging occasional practice times. She earned a Masters from Columbia in Library Science and worked in the field of rare books and manuscripts, later broadening her activities to free–lance editing, writing and genealogical research. For twelve years she was the volunteer chairman coordinating alumni interviews of local students applying to Yale. Jennifer.julier@yale.edu

Frauke Josenhans


Bio:

Museum, Curatorial
frauke.josenhans@yale.edu

Paul Joskow


Bio:

trustees@yale.edu