Fatimah Jackson

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Fatimah Linda Collier Jackson is an American biologist and anthropologist.[1][2][3] She received her B.A. (cum laude and with distinction in all subjects), M.A., and Ph.D. from Cornell University. She was a professor of biological anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). She became a professor of biology and director of the W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory at Howard University in 2013[4]. She became professor emerita of applied biological anthropology at the University of Maryland after teaching there for 20 years.[5] She is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award from the University of Maryland in 1995.[6]

Jackson served as director of UNC's Institute of African American Research from 2009 to 2011.[7] She serves now as the director/ curator of the W. Montague Cobb Research Lab.[8] Her research on peoples of recent African-descent also led to appearances on the PBS program African American Lives and the BBC's Motherland.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Let minority serving institutions lead the way". Science. 2014-08-22. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  2. ^ Seabrook, John (2008-09-02). Flash of Genius: And Other True Stories of Invention. ISBN 9780312535728.
  3. ^ Reardon, Jenny (2009-02-09). Race to the Finish: Identity and Governance in an Age of Genomics. ISBN 978-1400826407.
  4. ^ "CRL Director, Fatimah Jackson Named STEM Woman Researcher of the Year". Cobb Research Lab. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  5. ^ "Fatimah Jackson, Ph.D". Archived from the original on June 4, 2009. Retrieved 2013-04-05.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Fatimah Jackson, Ph.D: Background Summary". Archived from the original on May 5, 2009. Retrieved April 5, 2013.
  7. ^ "Jackson to direct UNC's Institute of African-American Research". The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. July 21, 2009. Archived from the original on March 17, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013.
  8. ^ "W. Montague Cobb Research lab".

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