Distinguished Professor, Psychology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics.
Ph.D., Wayne State University
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 one international survey of black populations. His teaching centers on social factors in health, race and racism, and sources of misdiagnosis in black populations.