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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

Jeffrey T Jackson

Sociology & Anthropology
CHAIR AND PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY
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509 LAMAR HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5230
Joined UM: 08/11/1998

Areas of Expertise

  • GLOBALIZATION
  • HISTORY OF RACE
  • INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • RACE RELATIONS

Brief Bio

Dr. Jeffrey T. Jackson is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Mississippi. He received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas-Austin. He is the author of "The Globalizers: Development Workers in Action" (2007) and teaches courses on race and ethnic relations and international development. His research focuses on the topics of the "global south" as well as the history of race on the UM campus. He is co-chair of the UM Slavery Research Group: http://slaveryresearchgroup.olemiss.edu.

Degrees

BS
SOCIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON/MADISON, WISCONSIN (1988)
MA
SOCIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS/AUSTIN, TEXAS (1993)
PHD
SOCIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS/AUSTIN, TEXAS (1998)

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen
2012
University of Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year
2012