|Title||Chair, Social & Behavioral Sci|
Kimberly Jackson, Esq. is a native of the suburbs of Illinois. She attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, where she received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Communications. Ms. Jackson attended law school locally at Stetson University College of Law. While there she participated on the Jessup Moot Court Team and the Environmental Law Moot Court Team. She was the first recipient of the Fred G. Minnis Scholarship and received her J.D. with a concentration in International Relations in 2002.
Since graduating, Ms. Jackson has clerked for the Honorable Mary S. Scriven, then Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Florida, practiced as an associate for the law firms of Abbey, Adams, in St. Petersburg, Florida, Stephens, Lynn in Tampa, Florida and as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of St. Petersburg. She currently advocates for families who have minors with cognitive disabilities.
Since joining St. Petersburg College, Ms. Jackson has teaches American Government, State and Local Government, the College Experience and oversees a State and Local Government Internship course. She is dedicated to her students and helping them achieve their goals. Ms. Jackson participates in many community organizations. She is a board member for the following organizations: the St. Petersburg Arts Advisory, St. Petersburg Free Clinic, Academy Prep, Neighborly Care Network, the South Pinellas Autism Project, YMCA, the Council for Parents, Attorneys and Advocates, (COPAA) and alumni member of Leadership St. Pete. She is also a member of the St. Petersburg Chapter of the Links, Inc, Jack and Jill, Inc. Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. In her spare time she enjoys reading, politics, traveling and spending time with her husband and children.