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James A. Blackburn

Research Scientist and LEO Adjunct Professor

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

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
No courses found for James A. Blackburn in the Fall 2021 term.

Past Term Courses

Winter 2021

Course # Section Course Name
SW522 007 Basic Social Work Research View Course
SW522 008 Basic Social Work Research View Course

Fall 2020

Course # Section Course Name
SW560 001 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course
SW560 010 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course

Winter 2020

Course # Section Course Name
SW522 001 Basic Social Work Research View Course
SW522 002 Basic Social Work Research View Course

Fall 2019

Course # Section Course Name
SW560 002 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course
SW560 010 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course

Winter 2019

Course # Section Course Name
SW522 001 Basic Social Work Research View Course
SW522 002 Basic Social Work Research View Course

Fall 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW560 002 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course
SW560 010 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course

Winter 2018

Course # Section Course Name
SW522 002 Basic Social Work Research View Course
SW522 004 Basic Social Work Research View Course

Fall 2017

Course # Section Course Name
SW560 001 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course
SW560 005 Intro to Com Org, Mgt & Policy/Eval Pract View Course

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