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Kathleen Jackson

African American Studies, with a primary field in History

Kathleen Jackson, a Wiradjuri woman from NSW Australia, is a doctoral student in African and African American Studies with a primary field in History. Her research interests focus on racial identity in the United States and Australia in the early 20th century with an emphasis on film, music and oral histories, transnational history, and human rights. Kathleen concentrates on the phenomenon of 'passing' in the United States and Australia.

Kathleen is also the current Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholar. As a result, she is committed to minority students in higher education, and utilizing Indigenous pedagogy and methodologies.

Email: kathleenjackson@fas.harvard.edu