Jackson is a scientific assistant professor of background in the Faculty of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona Point out University. She writes and speaks about the intersection of athletics and modern society, discovering how the games we participate in (and view) convey to us about the communities—local, nationwide and global—in which we dwell.
Jackson provides a historian’s eye to the challenge of creating potential sporting activities systems that are inclusive, equitable, and just. She is currently writing a guide on power and privilege in American faculty sports activities, connecting race and gender justice issues by means of stories of athlete activism.
Her writing has appeared in quite a few newspapers around the entire world, like Los Angeles Times, The Washington Article, The Boston World, The Chronicle of Increased Education, and Slate. Mexico’s Letras Libres and El Common, Brazil’s Epoca the U.K.’S The Independent have also highlighted Jackson’s operate.
Jackson’s approaching lecture is consultant of Campos’ dedication to providing more possibilities to support enrich the UTSA neighborhood and support in the growth of our athletes.
“We have a college student athlete progress section that associates all throughout campus to deliver our college student athletes with advancement opportunities, including guest speakers, workshops, and trainings. Stefanie Cisneros who runs that division, does an incredible task of reaching across campus and discovering distinctive college to appear present exclusively to university student athletes.” explained Campos. “We hope that this occasion with Dr. Jackson will be 1 of lots of provided every year not only to our athletes, but the whole group.”
Campos, who was recently named one of five finalists for the Sports activities Organization Journal’s Athletic Director of the 12 months, currently serves as chair of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee and she also sits on the NCAA Division I Council, a significant-stage team accountable for the day-to-day conclusion-producing for Division I.