Aurora P. Jackson

AREAS OF INTEREST

Children and Families

SELECTED BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

Minority Parents’ Perspectives on Racial Socialization and School Readiness in the Early Childhood Period

Anderson, A. T., Jackson, A. P., Jones, L., Kennedy, D. P., Wells, K., Chung, P. J. (2015). Minority parents’ perspectives on racial socialization and school readiness in the early childhood period. Academic Pediatrics, 15, 405-411.

 

Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement with Young Black Children: A Replication and Mediational Model

Jackson, A. P., Choi, J. K., Preston, K. S. J. (in press). Nonresident fathers’ involvement with young black children: A replication and mediational model. Social Work Research.

 

Single Mothers, Nonresident Fathers, and Preschoolers’ Socioemotional Development: Social Support, Psychological Well-Being, and Parenting Quality

Jackson, A. P., Preston, K. S. J., & Thomas, C. A. (2013). Single mothers, nonresident fathers, and preschoolers’ socioemotional development: Social support, psychological well-being, and parenting quality. Journal of Social Service Research, 39, 129-140.

 

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.
Last Name: 
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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