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Jason England - Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, US

Jason England Jason England

Assistant Professor | Carnegie Mellon University



Jason England, assistant professor of creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University, has written extensively on race, sports and societal issues with his essays appearing in various publications, including Sports Illustrated, The Root, Vox, Defector, and Chronicle of Higher Education. He has contributed to the discourse on college admissions in print, on university panels, and for a soon-to-be-released documentary. He is concurrently finishing his first novel and a collection of essays.

Areas of Expertise (1)

Arts/Creative Expression

Media Appearances (3)

The Pernicious Fantasy of the Nikole Hannah-Jones Saga

Chronicle of Higher Education  

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The mess that is elite college admissions, explained by a former dean


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The NFL remains addictive in America, but it's losing ground internationally

(under pen name T.D. Williams) — Sports Illustrated  


At this point, it is unfathomable to imagine football doing a worse job of protecting and advancing its brand. Last season’s domestic violence scandals exposed the NFL as publicly tone deaf and privately bankrupt in the most basic ethical ways.

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Education (2)

Iowa Writers’ Workshop: MFA

Wesleyan University: B.A.