Christina Jackson

Christina Jackson is a predoctoral fellow in Africana Studies while completing her PhD in Sociology (expected,June 2014). A native of Philadelphia, Christina earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Temple University. In 2010, she received her Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara, and is also finishing her doctoral degree from there as well. Her research currently focuses on urban sociology, African Americans and the intersections of race, class, gender and sexuality in the city. Christina is the current recipient of two fellowships: the Derrick Gondwe fellowship (as part of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity) and the University of California’s Dissertation Year fellowship. Her work has been published in journals like Sociology Compass, and in two books, Black California Dreamin’: The Crises of California’s African American Communities and The Ghetto: Contemporary Global Issues and Controversies.

 

Christina Renee Jackson

Christina Renee Jackson
Derrick K. Gondwe Visiting Scholar and Visiting Assistant Professof of Africana Studies, Africana Studies

Email: cjackson@gettysburg.edu

Box: Campus Box 2451

Address: 339 Carlisle Street
Room 204
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

MA University of California Santa Barbara, 2010
BA Temple University, 2007

Academic Focus:
Christina's research currently focuses on urban sociology, African Americans and the intersections of race, class, gender and sexuality in the city.