Jason LumEducation

JD, University of California, Berkeley; MPP, Harvard University; BA, Washington University

Research Interests

State and federal law; civil rights; international law and diplomacy; public policy; globalization; the global economy


Jason Lum earned an Executive Leadership Certification from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He was formerly an assistant to a member of the United States Congress, an administrator in a large urban public housing authority, and a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Justice. He has practiced law at several large multinational law firms and recently served as a civil rights attorney on behalf of African-American farmers. Lum is the recipient of more than $250,000 in scholarship, grant, and fellowship awards, including the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in Public Policy and International Affairs, and the Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship. He lectures throughout the United States on financial aid for higher education.