Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Christine Jackson’s primary research interest is child socialization processes as they relate to the development of risk and protective attributes during childhood and into adolescence. Her research examines parenting practices and media use practices as they affect early onset of alcohol and tobacco use, sexual risk outcomes, and cardiovascular risk outcomes, including obesity and physical activity. Dr. Jackson also has a specific interest in developing and testing an integrated model of persuasive message design for public health intervention.