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Congratulations Lynette A Jackson! You are faculty member of the month!


Name:Lynette A. Jackson
Position: Director of Undergraduate Studies Associate Professor of African American Studies and Gender & Women's Studies.
Phone: 312.413.2457
Email: lajackso@uic.edu

Research Interests: African History, Africa women's and gender studies, the history and politics of health in Africa and gender and forced migration in Sudan.

Biography: Lynette Jackson's current research focuses on child refugees from civil war in Sudan. Dr. Jackson is the author of Surfacing Up: Psychiatry and Social Order in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1908-1968 (Cornell University Press, 2005). In addition to her scholarship, she is the past chair of the International Studies Program at UIC, and she serves on boards and advisory committees addressing human rights and social justice, including the Chicago Committee of Human Rights Watch, and The Public Square, which is the City of Chicago's Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Committee.
      Professor Jackson received a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College and PhD in African History from Columbia University.

Curiculum Vitae: Jackson_CV

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