Jason Kaufman is a behavioral scientist engaged in the study of personality disorder and its enactment in couples, families, and community systems.  He is currently employed at the Gunderson Residence of McLean Hospital, where he works with adult women with Borderline Personality Disorder, as well as their friends, children, partners, and families.  He is also a graduate student at William James College, where he is studying Counseling Psychology with a speciality in Couples and Family Therapy.


Prior to his time as a counseling psychologist, Jason was a novelist, a college professor, and a classical musician.  For nearly a decade, he taught Sociology at Harvard University, where he was John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.  His sociological research focused on the social construction of reality and the creation and coordination of inter-dependent social institutions. 


Jason has authored two books and numerous academic papers, and his work has been featured in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, NPR, BBC, CTV, Der Spiegel, El Pais, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  He is available on a limited basis for speaking, consulting, and teaching engagements.