Janet Jackson

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Burgess Hall 313
(309) 677-2534

M.S., Nursing, University of Oklahoma
BSN, University of Missouri
AND, Missouri Western State University


Janet Jackson serves as the Simulation coordinator for the Nursing Program.  Currently, she teaches a component of the medical-surgical content in the classroom, clinical areas, and the simulation lab as well as the role exploration course for seniors.  She also serves as Faculty Liaison to the Smith Career Center, facilitating students' participation in internships and externships.  Professor Jackson is a member of the graduate faculty and guides graduate student research.

Professor Jackson joined the Bradley University nursing faculty in 1989.  Prior to that time she taught at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas and Methodist Medical Center School of Nursing in St. Joseph, Missouri.  Her clinical experience includes critical care nursing and home-health nursing.



Professor Jackson’s current research is related to mentoring nursing faculty, e-learning, and simulation in nursing education.  Other research interests include the success of transfer students in baccalaureate nursing programs and predictors of success on the NCLEX-RN licensing exam.