Aurora P. Jackson

AREAS OF INTEREST

Children and Families

RECENT BOOKS & PUBLICATIONS

Maternal self-efficacy and children's influence on stress and parenting among single black mothers in poverty
Jackson, A. P. (2000). Maternal self-efficacy and children's influence on stress and parenting among single black mothers in poverty. Journal of Family Issues, 21, 3-16.
Parenting stress and behavior among single mothers of preschoolers
Jackson, A. P. & Huang, C. C. (2000). Parenting stress and behavior among single mothers of preschoolers: The mediating role of self-efficacy. Journal of Social Service Research, 26, 29-42.
Mothers capabilities
Jackson, A. P., Tienda, M., & Huang, C. C. (2001). Mothers capabilities: Earnings capacity and employability. Child and Youth Services Review, 23, 325-344.
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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