Faculty & Staff

photo of Jacqueline Fawcett

Jacqueline Fawcett, PhD, RN, FAAN

  • Professor, Department of Nursing
  • Telephone: 617-287-7539
  • Office Location: S-301-63

Areas of Expertise

Nursing Theory, Parent-Child Nursing


PhD, New York University (Nursing)
AM, New York University (Parent-Child Nursing)
BS, Boston University (Nursing)

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Dr. Fawcett and an international team of colleagues have been conducting a Roy Adaptation Model-based program of research focused on adaptation to life events for more than 30 years. Author of several texts focused on conceptual models of nursing, Dr. Fawcett is recognized internationally for her meta-theoretical work. Dr. Fawcett served as a consultant to the Nursing Research Council at Winchester Hospital in Winchester, Massachusetts during their journey toward attaining Magnet Hospital status. She has also served as a writing and research mentor for staff nurses at Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Teaching Expertise
The Structure and Nature of Nursing Knowledge, Nursing Research, Advanced Nursing Concepts in Theory and Practice, Contemporary Disciplinary Knowledge

Awards and Accomplishments
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Distinguished Scholar in Nursing, New York University
Distinguished Alumna, New York University Division of Nursing
Chancellor’s Distinguished Scholarship Award, University of Massachusetts Boston