Loder-Jackson's research focuses on urban education, history of education in Birmingham, Alabama, and social movements and education. Overarching themes in Loder-Jackson's publications include the influence of historic civil rights events (e.g., Brown vs. Board of Education) on contemporary African American education, urban teacher preparation, recruitment, and retention, and school, family, and community relations.
No Jargon Podcast
In the News
Examines historical and contemporary perspectives on African American educators' involvement in the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement.
Discusses historical and contemporary perspectives on education in the Birmingham metropolitan area, emphasizing longstanding political and economic tensions between urban and suburban school districts.
Examines school, community, and family relations in the contemporary urban U. S. South and Midwest.