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Kelly Jackson

Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3920
Biography

Kelly Jackson is an associate professor in the School of Social Work within the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. She earned her master's degree from the University at Albany, and her doctorate in social welfare from the University at Buffalo, SUNY. As a social worker and multiracial person, Jackson is committed to expanding the current knowledge base of multiracial identity through the dissemination of empirical research to help social workers and other helping professionals work more inclusively and responsibly with the growing population of individuals who identify with two or more races. Her research examines the identity development and overall wellbeing of persons of mixed racial/ethnic heritage, and culturally attuned research and practice with marginalized populations. Jackson self-identifies as mixed Black and White and resides in Phoenix, Arizona.

Education
  • Ph.D. Social Welfare, School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, State University of New York 2007
  • M.S.W. (Advanced Standing), School of Social Welfare, University at Albany, State University of New York 1999
  • B.S.W. College of Human Ecology, Cornell University 1998
Research Interests

Multiracial Identity Development, Culturally Sensitive Social Work Research and Practice.

Publications

Jackson, K. F., Wolven, T., & Crudup, C. (2017). Parental ethnic-racial socialization in multiracial Mexican families. Journal of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Social Work. Advanced Online Publication. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15313204.2017.1344899

Yoo, H. C., Jackson, K. F., Guevarra, R., Jr.,  Miller, M. J., Harrington, B. (2016). Construction and initial validation of the Multiracial Experiences Measure (MEM). Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63(2), 198-209.

Jackson, K. F., Wolven, T., & Aguilera, K. (2013). Mixed Mexican identity risk and resilience in Arizona. Family Relations, 62, 215-225.

Jackson, K. F. (2012). Living the multiracial experience: Shifting racial expressions, resisting race, and seeking community. Qualitative Social Work, 11, 42-60.

Jackson, K. F., & Samuels, G. M. (2011). Multiracial competence in social work: Recommendations for culturally attuned work with multiracial persons. Social Work, 56(3), 235-245.

 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SWG 511Foundation Practice II
Presentations

Anthony, E. A., Crudup, C., Jackson, K. F., & Kassman, A. (2016, September). “Confronting Privilege and the Myth that ‘All Lives Matter’ in Social Work Practice.” Invited presentation at the National Association of Social Workers Arizona Chapter Annual Social Work Conference, Phoenix, AZ.  

Jackson, K. F. (2015, September). “Building Cultural Competence: Culturally attuned practice with multiracial clients.” Invited presentation at the National Association of Social Workers Arizona Chapter Annual Social Work Conference, Phoenix, AZ.