Tracy Jackson

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Human Services
Ph.D. Human Services

Dr. Tracy Jackson has over 20 years of experience in the social work field. Dr. Jackson has worked with children and adolescents along with their families in the role of therapist, school social worker, case manager, and supervisor. In her role as a social worker, she advocated fiercely for her clients and their families in hopes of creating positive social change in their lives. In 2010, Dr. Jackson decided to dedicate her time to higher education at online universities solely. She has assumed the role of educator, leader, mentor, and curriculum designer.

Dr. Jackson has been teaching at Walden University since 2013. She has taught several graduate and doctoral courses in the Human Services Program. She has served in the role of lead faculty. She currently serves on several dissertation committees in the role of chair and content expert. Her research interests include racial injustice, multiculturalism in the human services field, and African Americans and mental health. She is a journal reviewer for Walden's Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences.


PhD, Capella University

MSW, Indiana University

Public Service

Meals on Wheels, Volunteer -

Awards / Honors

Outstanding Adjunct Faculty, Purdue University Global , 2018

Outstanding Course Leader, Purdue University Global , 2016

Above & Beyond, Purdue University Global , 2016