Since its establishment in 1948, the Research Center for Group Dynamics’ mission has been to advance the understanding of human behavior in social contexts; making clear the linkages between an individual’s psychological life and the life of the society to which the individual belongs.

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James Jackson (1944-2020)

Professor James S. Jackson, passed away Tuesday evening, September 1st, in Ann Arbor after a long battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully with his wife, Toni, and daughters Ariana and Kendra by his side.

James Jackson was the Founder and Leader of the Program for Research on Black Americans.

Older Black Lives Matter

James Jackson spoke at the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research conference in April at the University of California, Davis. His comments were noted in The June 9, 2015 New America Media: Elders titled Older Black Lives Matter - Says Top Researcher Research...