Susan E. Jackson ’74

Graduation Year
psychology, sociology
Award Year
BA, University of Minnesota Morris
MA, University of California Berkeley
PhD, University of California Berkeley

An internationally respected scholar and researcher, Rutgers University Professor of Human Resource Management Susan Jackson’s expertise is in the area of organizational psychology, the “field that subserves the science of management.” Her research focuses on three different areas: stress/burnout, strategic and international human resource management, and diversity. She is the author of numerous books, including textbooks, and periodical articles. Jackson has recently built a new Web site,, to create a virtual community for scholars and practitioner with growing interest in the area of sustainabilities connection with human resource management.

Jackson’s nominators state that she has “risen to the international top of her field,” and describe her work as having “real-world impact.”

After earning a degree in psychology and sociology at Morris, Jackson completed a doctorate and masters of arts in social/organizational psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. She has served on more than 15 editorial boards and was elected as fellow on four occasions. She currently serves as president of the Academy of Management, the “oldest and largest scholarly management association in the world.”

(From the 2010 news story)

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