Oral history interview with Anthony W. Jackson 1998

Oral history interview with Anthony W. Jackson 1998

 

 

Name:
Jackson, Anthony (Anthony Wells) (Interviewee), Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Anthony W. Jackson 1998
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Anthony W. Jackson : oral history, 1998
Abstract:
Early life and education: born Los Angeles, CA 1953, middle-class neighborhood in central L.A., bussed to junior high and high school in West LA, awareness of, but little involvement in, civil rights movement, graduated from University High School 1971, undergraduate at University of California at Berkeley, study abroad at University of Sussex, England, M.A. and Ph.D. Psychology University of Michigan, creation and organization of "Black Families and the Medium of Television" conference; post-college career: work in Congress with Congressman Ted Weiss of New York as recipient of Congressional Science Fellowship from the American Academy for the Advancement of Sciences, staff member for California Congressman George Miller working with Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families; work with Carnegie Corporation of New York [Carnegie]: staff director of Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, writing of Turning Points report on middle-school education, dissemination and impact of Turning Points, move to program officer for Carnegie grant making program in New York, creation and implementation of Middle Grade School State Policy Initiative, changes to implementation and policy resulting in Turning Points 2000: Educating Adolescents in the 21st Century, other important educational grant activities including monitoring racial and ethnic group issues; post- Carnegie work for Walt Disney Company as director of the Disney Learning Partnership; thoughts about leadership changes at Carnegie.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Psychologists; Middle school education--United States; Teenagers--Education--United States; Jackson, Anthony (Anthony Wells); Carnegie Corporation of New York; United States. Congress; Black families and the medium of television; Turning points 2000
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1998
Physical Description:
104 pages; sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical):
Psychologist.
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Interviewed by: Sharon Zane, June, 5, 16, 23 & Sept. 17, 1998.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Note (Provenance):
Gift of Dr. Anthony W. Jackson
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
7584509
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-9zjj-j675