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Brandon A. Jackson

Brandon A. Jackson

Associate Professor // Sociology

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Dr. Brandon A. Jackson is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology.  In his research, he examines the relationship between racial inequality and emotion cultures.  His research has been recognized with awards from the Association of Black Sociologists and the Society for the Study of Social Problems, and has appeared in the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social ScienceSociological InquirySymbolic Interaction, and the DuBois Review.  He is currently completing a book manuscript titled “Brotherhood University: Black Men’s Friendships and the Transition to Adulthood,” (under contract with Rutgers University Press).  Dr. Jackson’s next major project investigates the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion goals within the private sector.  He regularly teaches courses on Race and Ethnicity and in 2021, he received the Daryl P. Evans Outstanding Teaching Award from the Purdue Sociology Department.  Born and raised in Texas, he received his B.A. in sociology from Southern Methodist University, and his Ph.D. from Florida State University.


Social Inequality: Class, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Sexuality