Tim Jackson

Faculty Fellow, University Honors Program
Associate Professor, Chemistry
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Tim Jackson, Ph.D., is a professor of Chemistry at the University of Kansas and serves as a faculty fellow for the University Honors Program, where he teaches and mentors Honors students. He has received numerous awards for this work, including the University of Kansas’ Silver Anniversary Teaching Award, the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award, the American Chemical Society’s Young Investigator Award––Division of Inorganic Chemistry, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Inorganic Chemistry Research Award. Jackson’s research investigates certain oxidative reactions catalyzed by manganese-dependant enzymes which are vital to life. He leads the Jackson Research Group, which is composed of both graduate and undergraduate students, and he has published over 30 research papers.

Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
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