Ashaki Jackson, Ph.D.
Ashaki M. Jackson, Ph.D., is a social psychologist, program evaluator and poet who has worked with at-risk and post-incarceration youth through research, evaluation, and creative arts mentoring for one decade. She is a Cave Canem alumna, VONA alumna and WriteGirl mentor. Her work has appeared in Eleven Eleven, Rkvry Quarterly, Suisun Valley Review, Inch Magazine and Read Women: An Anthology (Locked Horn Press), among others. Dr. Jackson is also co-founder of Women Who Submit, a community that supports women in submitting their literary works to top tier journals. She earned her MFA (poetry) from Antioch University Los Angeles and her doctorate (social psychology) from Claremont Graduate University.