Jason Sidman, PhD
Director of Partnership Relations
As Director of Partnership Relations, Jason engages with companies to understand their professional development, workforce and business needs and to identify the Experiential PhD programs that meet these requirements. His responsibilities include providing information about the program of interest, connecting industry partners with Northeastern faculty, establishing agreements between the parties, identifying additional opportunities for joint collaboration, and continuously finding ways to improve Northeastern’s offerings.
Jason received his PhD from Tufts University in Experimental Psychology. He then went on to work in industry for 15 years, working in companies that conducted innovative research through joint collaborations between industry and academia. With his background, Jason has an appreciation both for the experience of students going through a PhD program, and for companies looking to hire, manage, and train PhD-level employees. It is this perspective that Jason brings to this role as he looks to nurture and expand partnerships between Northeastern and our partners.