Politics and Social Justice

Michael Jackson

Assistant Professor - Political Science

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PhD, Politics, Brandeis University, 1992

MLS, Library Science, University of Southern California, 1978

BA, Psychology, California State University, 1972


Prior to joining Regis College, Dr. Jackson held numerous teaching positions at Stonehill College, Norwich University, Northeastern University, Curry College, and Brown University. Dr. Jackson’s current fields of interest range from analyzing successful conditions for humanitarian interventions in Africa and Asia, examining conflict termination strategies in Lebanon during the Reagan Administration, and investigating how President Nixon conducted and utilized his National Security Council. Dr. Jackson is also interested in issues relating to law enforcement and public policy.


Jackson, Michael, “A Necessary Collaboration: NGOs, Peacekeepers & Credible Military Force: The Cases of Sierra Leone and East Timor” in Subcontracting Peace: The Challenges of NGO Peacebuilding, edited by Oliver P. Richmond and Henry F. Carey, Ashgate, 2005.

Jackson, Michael, “Beyond Brinkmanship: Eisenhower, Nuclear War Fighting & Korea, 1953-1968," Presidential Studies Quarterly, March 2005.

Jackson, Michael, “Something Must Be Done? Genocidal Chaos & World Responses to Mass Murder in East Timor Between 1975 and 1999” International Journal of Politics & Ethics, Issue 1, 2001.

Jackson, Michael, “The American Presidency: Origins & Development – 1776-1998,” White House Studies, Review Essay, Summer 2001.


Awarded Faculty Research Grant from Regis College, 2009-2010

Politics & Social Justice Department

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