Wayne State College

Jason Eden

Dr. Jason Eden is an assistant professor of history at Wayne State College where he regularly teaches survey and specialty courses in United States History.

Dr. Eden is a nationally recognized expert in both history pedagogy and the history of aging. Alongside his wife, Naomi, he has co-authored a scholarly book, titled "Age Norms and Intercultural Interaction in Colonial North America (Lexington Books, 2017)." He has also authored several scholarly articles that have appeared in various journals, including The History Teacher, American Indian Quarterly, and Journal of Religious History. He is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Previously, he has obtained research grants from the American Philosophical Society and Massachusetts Historical Society.

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2006
M.A., Northeastern University, 1999
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1996

Academic interests
Dr. Eden studies religious history, the history of childhood and old age, and Native American history. He offers United States history survey courses and upper level courses in colonial American history and other topics.