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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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  • Spring 2015

    • GNED-140 General Education Area 4 Topic: Community-Based Research
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  • Summer 2015

    • JLC-496 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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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

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

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.

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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