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Jacqueline C. Rivers

African American Studies, with a primary field in Sociology

Jacqueline C. Rivers has an AB/AM in Pyschology & Social Relations from Harvard, with an emphasis on Cognitive Psychology. Jacqueline was the founder and Executive Director of MathPower, a leading community based non-profit in Boston for mathematics education reform in urban schools. From 2001-2004, she also served Executive Director for the National TenPoint Leadership Foundation. Interests: Research that contributes to the understanding and amelioration of black academic underachievement, with a focus on culture, family, and schools. She is currently involved in research that contributes to the understanding and amelioration of black academic underachievement, with a focus on culture, family, and schools.

Email: jrivers@fas.harvard.edu