Dr. W. Sherman Jackson

Sherman Jackson


Professor Emeritus of History


PhD 1969, Ohio State University

MA, North Carolina Central University

BA, Southern University

Teaching and Research Interests: 
  • American Constitutional history and law
  • Presidential studies
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
Selected Publications: 
  • “Losing a Constitutional Monopoly: Black Americans and the Fourteenth Amendment since 1945,” Modern America Examined: A Reader, ed. Jerry Baydo, National Social Science Press, 2003
  • Reconstruction: The Lost Promise , American Education Publishers, 1970
Work in Progress: 

Dr. Jackson is currently working on a project entitled Supreme Court and Judicial Emasculation, 1780-1900. He has served on the advisory committee for the National Underground Railroad Museum and as history consultant to the National Park Service.

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