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Huberta Jackson-Lowman Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Jackson-Lowman has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of psychology

Sharing her expertise, Dr. Huberta Jackson-Lowman has served as a consultant to a variety of social service agencies, mental health and educational organizations.

    TALLAHASSEE, FL, April 14, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Huberta Jackson-Lowman with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Jackson-Lowman celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A professor and member of the graduate faculty in the department of psychology at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Dr. Jackson-Lowman has garnered a laudable reputation as a teacher of various graduate and undergraduate courses. She also serves on the community psychology committee along with other departmental and university committees, has chaired numerous theses committees, and served as an advisor for the Association of Black Psychologist Student Circle on campus. She has been aligned with the university since 1996. From 2005 – 2011 she chaired the FAMU department of psychology. Dr. Jackson-Lowman previously co-directed the Institute for the Black Family at the University of Pittsburgh and also served as the director of the Mayor's Commission on Families, an initiative developed by late former Mayor Richard Caliguiri to address the high black infant mortality rate in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Jackson-Lowman's research examines the effects of the intersectionality of race, gender, class and culture on the health, mental health and relationships of women of African ancestry and explores the use of cultural strategies in the socialization of black youth. An emerging area of her research focuses on the use of cultural policy to reset standards and norms in troubled black communities and foster a sense of agency and empowerment. As a result of her research, Dr. Jackson-Lowman has published in several peer-reviewed journals including the Black Child Journal and the Journal of Black Psychology, written several book chapters and co-authored a monograph, and edited an anthology entitled Afrikan American Women: Living at the Crossroads of Race, Gender, Class, and Culture. She is currently completing a second edition scheduled for release in 2021.

A graduate of Wichita State University, Dr. Jackson-Lowman received a Bachelor of Art and Master of Art in clinical-experimental psychology in 1968 and 1971, respectively. She later acquired a Doctor of Philosophy in clinical psychology at the University of Pittsburgh in 1976. Affiliated with several professional organizations, Dr. Jackson-Lowman is most notably the immediate past president of the National Association of Black Psychologists. Other memberships include the North Florida Association of Black Psychologists and, among others, the Pan African Cultural Heritage Institute. At the local level she is a past chair of the North Florida Association of Black Psychologists and currently leads the implementation of Tallahassee Community Healing Days, a national initiative of the Community Healing Network, Inc.

Dr. Jackson-Lowman believes her success derives from her passion, interest and commitment to her work, and the support of her loving husband and family. She is a lifelong learner and thrives on opportunities for her continued growth and development. Recognized for her achievements, she has received several travel awards, honors, as well as grants. While living in Pittsburgh, she was recognized as an outstanding Black woman. Dr. Jackson-Lowman was also honored with a Scholarship Award for Research from the Association of Black Psychologists.

Sharing her expertise, Dr. Jackson-Lowman has served as a consultant to a variety of social service agencies, mental health and educational organizations. She has been active as a co-chair and speaker at various conferences, and as a mentor to students. In the future, Dr. Jackson-Lowman aspires to focus more on spiritual development coaching, writing, lecturing, training, and community engagement to address issues that continue to plague Black communities.

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