Elton Jackson's major interests are in social cooperation and trust, in particular: How can social situations vary to produce high vs. low levels of cooperation and trust? He teaches an Honors College course on this topic as well as courses in statistics and research methods. He is currently working with Rob Robinson on an age-period-cohort analysis of changes in trust in the U.S. Education: B.A. (1954, Indiana University); Ph.D. (1960, University of Michigan). Faculty positions at Yale (1960-64) and I.U. (1964-1997); Emeritus since December, 1997.