Haitian Studies Association

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Regine O Jackson

Agnes Scott College - Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana

Email: rjackson@agnesscott.edu
Open to talking with: Anyone

Interests: Black Studies, Diaspora Studies, Identity, Immigration

Professor Jackson is a migration scholar, whose teaching and research focus on American immigration, the Haitian diaspora, Caribbean and African immigrants in the U.S., and place/urban studies. She has received grants and awards from the American Sociological Association, Social Science Research Council, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Ford Foundation, Spencer Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Before joining the faculty at Agnes Scott, she taught at Emory University and the University of Richmond. Her current research focuses on Haitian émigrés in postcolonial Africa and on African and Caribbean immigrants in the (new) South.