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James A. Blackburn

Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor of Social Work

Adjunct Professor and Research Scientist James A. Blackburn, PhD, focuses on issues related to normative cognitive functioning among the elderly and family relationships. Before coming to the University of Michigan School of Social Work, he was a professor in the School of Social Work at Hunter College from 2004 to 2016 and dean of the School of Social Work at Hunter College from 2004 to 2006. Prior to his tenure at Hunter College, he served as dean and professor of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1991 to 2004.

During his years at the School of Social Work at Hunter College, he taught courses in administration and planning, research methods, and human development. He has been involved for many years with the Council on Social Work Education serving on the Board of Directors and Commission on Accreditation. In 1999, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Research Interests/Focus

Issues related to normative cognitive functioning among the elderly and family relationships

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Year Degree   School
1980 PhD Life Span Human Development/Gerontology University of Wisconsin, Madison
1977 MSSW Social Work/Gerontology University of Wisconsin, Madison
1971 BS Psychology Michigan State University, East Lansing

Introduction to Community Organization, Management and Policy/Evaluation Practice SW560

Instructor: James A. Blackburn
Time: Mon 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 3816 SSWB
Instructor: James A. Blackburn
Time: Tue 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: B770 SSWB
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