Robert Jagers

Associate Professor; Chair, Combined Program in Education and Psychology

Robert  Jagers, School of Education

Robert Jeffries Jagers is a developmental psychologist who investigates the complex connections among culture, race, and class and their impact on the social-emotional development of urban youth. He studies how culture influences, and is influenced, by African-American youth and their functioning in the different contexts in which they must negotiate. His work is important for the design of interventions designed to limit risky behaviors and support positive youth development. Jagers is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and received his PhD from Howard University.

Jagers teaches courses in the following program(s):
Combined Program in Education and Psychology

 

Affiliations

Committees

Research Affiliations

Grants


2/1/1999 - 1/1/2005 Contextual enhancements to promote children’s developmental competencies - a U.S. Department of Education/Office of Educational Research and Improvement grant
Granting Agency: U.S. Department of Education/Office of Educational Research and Improvement
2/1/1997 - 1/1/1998 Family influences on the prosocial development of African American primary age children
Granting Agency: UIC Health Research and Policy Centers
2/1/1997 - 1/1/1998 Methods for Inquiry into Family Influences on Prosocial Development of Young Children - a University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Social Science Research grant
Granting Agency: University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Social Science Research
2/1/1995 - 1/1/1999 Fishers of Men: A Formative Evaluation of a Community-Based, Self-Help Initiative
Granting Agency: Amoco Foundation
2/1/1992 - 1/1/1994 Academic Performance, Antisocial Behavior, and Cultural Awareness among African-American Children - a University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Urban Educational Research and Development grant
Granting Agency: University of Illinois at Chicago Center for Urban Educational Research and Development
2/1/1992 - 1/1/1997 African American Youth Behavior Project - a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant
Granting Agency: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
2/1/1991 - 1/1/1993 Family Socialization and Child Outcomes in an Urban, Poor African-American Community - a Social Science Research Council Fellowship grant
Granting Agency: Social Science Research Council Fellowship
4/15/2012 - 12/31/2012 Workshop at ICP 2012 Conference
Granting Agency: National Science Foundation
10/1/2008 - 9/30/2013 IRADS: Center for the Study of Black Youth in Context
Granting Agency: National Science Foundation
2/1/2003 - 1/1/2009 Baltimore City Male Reproductive Health Initiative - a Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Population Affairs grant
Granting Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Population Affairs

Courses & Syllabi


Term Catalogue Course Description Syllabus
Fall 2014 EDUC 490. Topics in Professional Education Promoted course. Read description »

Fall 2014 EDUC 737. Topics in Educational Studies Promoted course. Read description »

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Contact

Room 1418
734.647.0617 rjagers@umich.edu