Director, Institute for Social Research.
Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics.
Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education.
Faculty Associate, Institute of Gerontology.
James S. Jackson is Director of the Instititute for Social Research and a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Institute on Aging. His 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. Research efforts include carrying out a number of national surveys and one international survey of black populations. Teaching centers on social factors in health, race and racism, and sources of misdiagnosis in black populations.
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