Margo Jackson

PhD

Margo Jackson

Professor

113 West 60th Street
Room 1012D
212-636-6463
mjackson@fordham.edu

Professor Margo A. Jackson, PhD, has served as Chair of the Division of Psychological and Educational Services in the Graduate School of Education and as Director of Training of Counseling Psychology at Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus in New York City. She is a core faculty member in the master’s Counseling and doctoral Counseling Psychology programs and in the doctoral program of CLAIR (Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research). Nationally, she has served as Chair of the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs.

Her employment history in professional practice includes positions in community mental health and a Veterans Affairs Medical Center; in higher education as director of a Career Development Center, career counselor, job developer, and counselor in an Educational Opportunity Program; and in private practice as co-founder of Career Counseling Associates.

Dr. Jackson has mentored, presented, and published research in multicultural psychology applications in education, social work, community and employment settings; lifespan career counseling and development; and training, supervision, and ethical professional practice in counseling psychology. Her scholarship is grounded in values of social justice awareness and advocacy, multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives, and scientist-practitioner approaches to training and practice that are holistic, strength-based, developmental, and focused on facilitating healthy human relationships.

Education

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, School of Education, Program for Complex Instruction, Stanford University

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship, Clinical Supervision, Andrology Clinic, Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA

PhD, Education, Counseling Psychology (APA approved), Stanford University

EdM, Counseling and Educational Psychology, Student Personnel and Administrative Services, State University of NY at Buffalo

BA, Psychology and Spanish, State University of NY at Binghamton

Research

Hidden Biases of Counselors/Educators – Methods to Assess and Ameliorate

Career Development and Vocational Psychology

Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy Training and Supervision

Selected Publications

Holder, A. M. B., Jackson, M. A., & Ponterotto, J. G. (2015). Racial microaggression experiences and coping strategies of Black women in corporate leadership. Qualitative Research, 2, 164-180. doi: 10.1037/qup0000024

Fialkov, E. D., Jackson, M. A., & Rabinowitz, M. (2014). Effects of experience and surface-level distraction on ability to perceive ethical issues. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 8(4), 277-284. doi: 10.1037/tep0000067

Johnson, A., Jackson, M. A., Selby, E. C., & Houtz, J. C. (2014). Predicting career interests from problem solving style with high school students. International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 2(1), 43-56.

Jackson, M. A., & Scheel, M. J. (2013). Integrating master’s education in counseling psychology for quality, viability, and value added. [Rejoinder] The Counseling Psychologist, 41 (5), 717-723. doi: 10.1177/0011000013493334

Jackson, M. A., & Scheel, M. J. (2013). Quality of master’s education: A concern for counseling psychology? [Major Section: Training] The Counseling Psychologist, 41 (5), 669-699. doi: 10.1177/0011000011434644

Jackson, M. A., Perolini, C. M., Fietzer, A. W., Altschuler, E., Woerner, S., & Hashimoto, N. (2011). Career-related success learning experiences of academically underachieving urban middle school students. The Counseling Psychologist, 39 (7), 1024-1060. doi: 10.1177/0011000010397555

Miles, L. M., Keitel, M., Jackson, M., Harris, A., & Licciardi, F. (2009). Predictors of distress in women being treated for infertility. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 27, 238-257.

Jackson, M. A., Potere, J. C., & Brobst, K. A. (2006). Are success learning experiences and self-efficacy beliefs associated with occupational interests and aspirations of at-risk urban youth? Journal of Career Assessment, 14, 333-353.

Jackson, M. A., Mendelsohn Kacanski, J., Rust, J. P., & Beck, S. E. (2006). Constructively challenging diverse inner-city youth’s beliefs about educational/career barriers and supports. Journal of Career Development, 32, 203- 218.

Jackson, M. A., & Nutini, C. D. (2002). Hidden resources and barriers in career learning assessment with adolescents vulnerable to discrimination. Career Development Quarterly, 51, 56-77.

Krumboltz, J. D., Jackson, M. A., Ranieri, A. M., & Yeh, C. J. (1999). Teaching career counseling skills and cultural sensitivity. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 15,61-68.

Krumboltz, J. D. & Jackson, M. A. (1993). Career assessment as a learning tool. Journal of Career Assessment, 1, 393-409.

Book chapters

Jackson, M. A., & Mathew, J. T. (in press). Multicultural self-awareness challenges for trainers: Examining intersecting identities of power and oppression. In J. M. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, C. A. Alexander, & M. A. Jackson (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jackson, M. A. (2013). Counseling older workers confronting ageist stereotypes and discrimination. In P. Brownell & J. J. Kelly (Eds.), Ageism and mistreatment of older workers: Current reality, future solutions (pp. 135-144). New York: Springer.

Fouad, N. A., & Jackson, M. A. (2013). Vocational psychology: Strengths, Weaknesses, Threats, and Opportunities. In W. B. Walsh, M. Savickas, & P. Hartung (Eds.), Handbook of vocational psychology (4th ed; pp. 305-320). New York: Routledge.

Jackson, M. A. (2011). Multicultural career case conceptualization role plays: Exploring hidden biases through reflections, video-recording, and small group processing. In M. Pope, J. S. Pangelinan, & A. D. Coker (Eds.), Experiential activities for teaching multicultural counseling classes and infusing cultural diversity into core classes (pp. 161-164). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Jackson, M. A., Leon, C. A., & Zaharopoulos, M. (2010). Multiculturally competent career counseling interventions with adolescents vulnerable to discrimination. In J. G. Ponterotto, J. M. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, & C. A. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (3rd ed., pp. 715-730). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jackson, M. A., Holder, A.M.B., & Ramage, M.T. (2008). Culturally competent vocational assessment with at-risk adolescents in middle-high school. In L.A. Suzuki, J.G. Ponterotto, & P.J. Meller (Eds., 3 rd ed.), Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological, and educational applications. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Jackson, M. A., Rust, J. P., & Santiago, N. D. (2007). Multicultural vocational interventions with diverse adolescents in low-income urban schools. In G. B. Esquivel, E. Lopez, & S. Nahari (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural school psychology: An interdisciplinary perspective (pp. 429-450). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Jackson, M. A., Kacanski, J.M., & Rotenberg, M. (2007). Multicultural vocational assessment in schools: Untapped resources and hidden biases. In G. B. Esquivel, E. Lopez, & S. Nahari (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural school psychology: An interdisciplinary perspective (pp. 331-351). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Jackson, M. A., Tal, A. I., & Sullivan, A. R. (2003). Hidden biases in counseling women balancing work and family concerns. In M. Kopala & M. A. Keitel (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women (pp. 152-172). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ponterotto, J. G., Jackson, M. A., & Nutini, C. D. (2001). Reflections on the life stories of pioneers in multicultural counseling. In J. G. Ponterotto, J. M. Casas, L. A. Suzuki, & C. A. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (2nd ed., pp. 138-161). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jackson, M. A., & Krumboltz, J. D. (2000). Practicum in multicultural career counseling. In M. Pope & C. Minor (Eds.), Experiential activities for teaching career counseling (pp. 217-221). Columbus, OH: National Career Development Association.

LaFromboise, T. D., & Jackson, M. A. (1996). MCT theory and Native American populations. In D. W. Sue, A. E. Ivey, & P. B. Pedersen (Eds.), A theory of multicultural counseling and therapy (pp. 192-203). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Courses

PhD Courses

  • Advanced Doctoral Practicum in Counseling I (PSGE7656)
  • Advanced Doctoral Practicum in Counseling II (PSGE7658)
  • Clinical Supervision in Counseling Psychology (PSGE7649)
  • College Teaching Internship in Psychology and Service (PSGE8100)
  • Dissertation Mentoring (EDGE9999)
  • Dissertation Seminar (PSGE8999)
  • Internship in Counseling Psychology I (PSGE7667)
  • Internship in Counseling Psychology II (PSGE7668)
  • Multicultural Competencies: Tools for Awareness, Transformation, and Advocacy (CLGE6280)
  • Research Apprenticeship (PSGE8001)
  • Practicum in Supervision in Counseling Psychology (PSGE7657)
  • Proseminar (PSGE7900)
  • Psychology of Career Development (PSGE7640)
  • Social and Ethical Responsibility in Counseling Psychology (PSGE8672)

MSEd Courses

  • Career Counseling (PSGE6640)
  • Field Experience in Counseling I (PSGE6652)
  • Field Experience in Counseling II (PSGE6654)
  • Human Development (PSGE6603)
  • Introduction to Counseling I (PSGE5620)
  • Introduction to Counseling II (PSGE5630)
  • Introduction to Research Methods (PSGE5203)
  • Multicultural Counseling Practicum (PSGE6656)
  • Pre-Practicum in Career Assessment and Counseling (PSGE6642)
  • Pre-Practicum in Counseling I (PSGE5622)
  • Pre-Practicum in Counseling II (PSGE5632)
  • Research Methods in Counseling (PSGE5204)