Aurora P. Jackson

AREAS OF INTEREST

Children and Families

RECENT BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

Employment and parenting among current and former welfare recipients.

Jackson, A. P., Bentler, P. M., & Franke, T. M. (2006). Employment and parenting among current and former welfare recipients. Journal of Social Service Research, 33, 13-26.

Single mothers’ self-efficacy, parenting in the home environment, and children’s development in a two-wave study.

Jackson, A. P. & Scheines, R. (2005). Single mothers’ self-efficacy, parenting in the home environment, and children’s development in a two-wave study. Social Work Research, 29, 7-20.

Maternal gambling, parenting, and child behavioral functioning in Native American families.

Mumper, S. L. & Jackson, A. P. (2007). Maternal gambling, parenting, and child behavioral functioning in Native American families. Social Work Research, 31, 199-210.

Professor of Social Welfare
Social Welfare
Ph.D. in Social Welfare, Ohio State University
(310) 825-4198

Dr. Jackson’s scholarship examines the interrelationships among work, welfare, maternal psychological well-being, parenting in the home environment (including involvement by nonresident fathers), and child outcomes in families headed by low-income, single-parent mothers with young children.  Dr. Jackson’s research on current and former welfare recipients has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the William T. Grant Foundation, the National Center on Minority Health Disparities, and a visiting scholarship at the Russell Sage Foundation.  Her work is published in American Journal of Community Psychology, Child Development, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Social Service Research, Race and Social Problems, Social Service Review, Social Work, and Social Work Research.  Some of her recent publications include the following.

Aurora P. Jackson

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First Name: 
Aurora P.
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Jackson
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Professor of Social Welfare
Degrees: 
Ph.D. in Social Welfare, Ohio State University
Bio: 

Dr. Jackson’s scholarship examines the interrelationships among work, welfare, maternal psychological well-being, parenting in the home environment (including involvement by nonresident fathers), and child outcomes in families headed by low-income, single-parent mothers with young children.  Dr. Jackson’s research on current and former welfare recipients has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the William T. Grant Foundation, the National Center on Minority Health Disparities, and a visiting scholarship at the Russell Sage Foundation.  Her work is published in American Journal of Community Psychology, Child Development, Children and Youth Services Review, Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Social Service Research, Race and Social Problems, Social Service Review, Social Work, and Social Work Research.  Some of her recent publications include the following.

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(310) 825-4198
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