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Jane Palmer

Professorial Lecturer
Department of Public Administration and Policy


  • SPA - Public Admin and Policy
  • Ward - 340

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  • Summer 2015

    • JLC-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Justice in Tribal Communities
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    • JLC-696 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Justice in Tribal Communities
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  • Fall 2015

    • PUAD-696 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Gender Violence & Public Pol
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  • Spring 2016

    • GNED-140 General Education Area 4 Topic: Community-Based Research
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    • GNED-140 General Education Area 4 Topic: Community-Based Research
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    • IDIS-096 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Nicaragua:CBRS Intl Serv Proj
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Palmer, J. & Alda, E. (in press). Examining the impact of federal grants to reduce violent crimes against women on campus. Review of Higher Education.

Palmer, J. (in press). Recognizing the continuum of opportunities for third parties to prevent and respond to sexual assault and dating violence on a college campus. Crime Prevention & Community Safety: An International Journal.

"New assault reporting law should improve prevention," June 29, 2015, Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun with Tara Richards, University of Baltimore.

McMahon, S., Palmer, J., Banyard, V., Murphy, M. & Gidycz, C. (in press). Measuring bystander behavior in the context of sexual assault prevention: Lessons learned and new directions. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

McMahon, S., Winter, S.C., Palmer, J., Postmus, J., Peterson, N.A., Zucker, S.R., & Koenick, R.A. (in press). A randomized controlled trial of a multi-dose bystander intervention program using peer education theater. Health Education Research.

Palmer, J., Renner, L., Goodman, L. & Dutton, M.A. (in press). Does type of child risk affect whether mothers seek assistance for intimate partner violence from civil or criminal court? Violence Against Women.

McMahon, S., Peterson, N.A., Winter, S.C., Palmer, J., Postmus, J. & Koenick, R. (2015). Predicting bystander behavior on college campuses: The role of self-efficacy and intent. American Journal of Community Psychology, 56(1), 46-56.

Walton, M.J. & Palmer, J.E. (2014). Legal considerations regarding sexual assault victims’ right to an advocate. Sexual Assault Report, 18(1), 1-16.

Savage, J., Palmer, J. & Brooks, A. (2014). Intergenerational transmission: Does physical abuse have a unique and specific relationship with violence? Journal of Family Violence, 29(7), 739-748

Palmer, J. & Chino, M. (2014). Violence in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.  In C.A. Cuevas & C.M. Rennison (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook on the Psychology of Violence.  West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Crossland, C., Palmer, J. & Brooks, A. (2013). NIJ’s program of research on violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women. Violence Against Women, 19(6), 771-790.

Palmer, J. (2013). Conducting a web-based survey about sensitive topics with a random sample of college students.  In Brindle, P. (Ed.), SAGE Cases in Methodology.  Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

Palmer, J. (2012). Native Americans and sexual violence.  In J.L. Postmus (Ed.), Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts and Recovery.  Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Palmer, J. (2012). Sexual assault in Indian Country and the Tribal Law and Order Act.  Sexual Assault Report, 16(2).

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