E. Newton Jackson, Jr., Ph.D.



Dr. E. Newton Jackson, Jr., a tenured, Full Professor in the College of Education and Human Services. Prior to spring 2014, served as Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, in the Office of Academic Affairs at UNF. He is a seasoned and successful administrator with over 30 years of experience in higher education, including administration, classroom instruction, service and research. Prior to his appointment in Academic Affairs, he served UNF as a Professor and Department Chairperson for the Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management unit within the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS). Dr. Jackson came to UNF from Tallahassee, Florida where he held administrative appointments as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Education at Florida A&M University, and years earlier as a department chair and also the Interim Director of Athletics for the NCAA D-I member institution. While in Tallahassee, he previously served as Program Coordinator of the Sport Management program at Florida State University. For nearly two decades, he held a variety of roles at Howard University. He has held graduate faculty appointments at four different universities (Howard University, FSU, FAMU and UNF). He has published his scholarship in a variety of journals within his field. Dr. Jackson holds a solid record of instruction at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels; has supervised clinical experiences of students; and has served on and chaired numerous doctoral committees (45+) at UNF, Florida State, Florida A&M, and Howard. He has extensive experiences serving as a NCAA Division I Head Coach, additionally; he has various college student affairs experiences along with “creating” a study abroad instruction and global education opportunity for Florida State University’s “Global Sport Management Program” over a decade ago in London (United Kingdom) and Paris, France.