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Katherine Jackson

  • Katherine Jackson
  • Senior Lecturer
  • English
  • 201 Va Beach Higher Ed Ctr
  • Virginia Beach, VA 23453
  • 757-368-4112
  • kjackson@odu.edu
  • A Virginia native, Katherine Jackson graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in English / Art History, and completed an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Old Dominion University. She is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at ODU.
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 2000
    Major: Creative Writing
    Degree: M.F.A.
    University of Virginia, 1981
    Major: English
    Degree: B.A.
  • Award for Anti-Graffiti Program, Virginia Beach City Manager
  • Award for citizen newsletter, Virginia Beach City Manager
  • Award for Media Center for Laborfest 1999, Virginia Beach City Manager
  • Award for “Live Life” anti-drug video, Virginia Governor
  • City County Communications and Marketing SAVVY award
  • Printing Industries of Virginia Award of Excellence, Southern Development Council Superior Award, and City Hall Digest Award for annual reports
  • 2011: Shining Star Award
  • 2010: Shining Star Award (student nomination), ODU
  • 2009: Most Inspiring Faculty Member (student nomination), ODU
  • 2009: Shining Star award (nominated by student), ODU
  • 2006: Nominated for Stern Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2002: Nominated for Adjunct Teaching Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1995: 1995 McCloy Fellowship in Germany, Selected by Virginia Beach Mayor to represent Virginia Beach on four-week international fellowship