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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Jarvais Jackson

Title: Director
Department: Center for the Equity and Education of African American Students
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-0092
Office: Child Development Research Center, Suite 220B
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Jarvais Jackson


Wynter-Hoyt, K. , Long, S., Frazier, J., Jackson, J. (2019) Liberatory praxis in preservice teacher education: Claiming Afrocentrism as foundational in critical language and literacy teaching. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.

Jackson, J., Collins, S., Baines, J., Boutte, G. S., Johnson, G. L., & Wright, N. (2021). Back to Africa: Lessons from the motherland. The Social Studies Journal.

Jackson, J., Collins, S., Baines, J., & Gibson, V. (2021). Say it loud--I’m Black and I’m proud: Beauty, brilliance, and belonging in our homes, classrooms, and communities. In G.S. Boutte, J. King, L. King, & G. Johnson (Eds.) We be lovin’ Black children. Myers Educational Press.

Jackson, J. (forthcoming 2021) For the sake of Black children: Advocacy in schools. In A. J. Griffen and R. Crawford (Eds.) R.A.C.E mentoring and P-12 educators: Practitioners contributing to scholarship. IAP.


NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Semi-Finalist

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