Dr. Shirley A. Jackson is an Independent Director at Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc., a President at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an Independent Director at FedEx Corp., a Member at American Philosophical Society, a Member at MIT Corp. (United States) and a Member at National Academy of Engineering.
She is on the Board of Directors at The Nature Conservancy, Inc., Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc., FedEx Corp., Public Service Electric & Gas Co., Smithsonian National Museum of American History and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Jackson was previously employed as an Independent Director by Medtronic Plc, a Member by President's Council of Advisors on Science & Technology, an Independent Director by International Business Machines Corp., a Vice Chairman-Regents Board by Smithsonian Institution, a Chairman by American Association for the Advancement of Science, an Independent Director by NYSE Euronext, an Independent Director by Marathon Oil Corp., a Chairman by International Nuclear Regulators Association, a Chairman & Commissioner by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a Consultant by Lucent Bell Laboratories, a Professor by Rutgers State University of New Jersey, a Research Associate by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a Member-Governors Board by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., a Chairman by NYSE Regulation, Inc., a Honorary Trustee by The Brookings Institution, and a Vice Chairman by The Council on Competitiveness.
She also served on the board at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., NYSE Group, Inc., Federal Express Corp. /Old/ and United States Steel Corp.
She received her undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a doctorate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.