The University of Michigan’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) is saddened to acknowledge the recent passing of James S. Jackson on September 1, 2020.

Dr. Jackson was a beloved mentor and extraordinary scholar who touched the lives of many, both directly and indirectly, through his work as a researcher and teacher.

His academic legacy will continue in the work and lives of his students, as well as in the recipients of this award — the James S. Jackson Distinguished Career Award for Diversity Scholarship.



James S. Jackson named inaugural recipient of Distinguished Diversity Scholar Career Award

October 30, 2017 lecture: "From Affirmative Action to Diversity in Higher Education"