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Director of BASW Undergraduate Studies
Patterson Office Tower #541

Areas of Expertise

  • Relational health & wellness
  • Diversity awareness in organizations
  • The experiences of faculty of color in higher education

Alma Mater

  • DSW – University of St. Thomas
  • MSW – University of Pennsylvania
  • BSW – Eastern University

Get to Know Dr. Jackson

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Shelita Jackson joined the College of Social Work in August 2022 bringing a a wealth of experience to her role. She has served as an administrator, advisor, faculty search committee member and field liaison. Dr. Jackson’s primary research interest is relational health and wellness. She is a member of CSWE, Forbes BLK, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. She enjoys biking, walking trails and taking cruises with her family.