James S. Jackson

James S. Jackson

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Literature, Science & the Arts
Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Wayne State University

jamessj@umich.edu

James S. Jackson’s research focuses on issues of racial and ethnic influences on life course development, attitude change, reciprocity, social support, and coping and health among African Americans. His research efforts include conducting a number of national surveys and an international survey of black populations.  He co-directs the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research.