Jane Palmer

Professorial Lecturer

Jane Palmer holds a Ph.D. in Justice, Law & Society from American University as well as a Master of Social Work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her BA is in Sociology from Smith College.

Dr. Palmer primarily teaches research methods and statistics classes to undergraduate and graduate students at American University. She is also the director of a program called Community-Based Research Scholars, which teaches undergraduate students how to conduct and analyze research for the benefit of local non-profit organizations.Her quantitative and qualitative research focuses on the prevention of and institutional responses to interpersonal violence.

Course taught: JLC688