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Jana L. Jasinski received her Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire (1996) where she was also a National Institute of Mental Health Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Family Research Laboratory (1997). Dr. Jasinski’s research interests are in the areas of both lethal and non-lethal interpersonal violence, substance abuse, the response of the criminal justice system to violence, and the negative consequences of child sexual assault. Her research appears in Child Abuse & Neglect, Violence and Victims, Social Science Quarterly, and Journal of Interpersonal violence. She is also the co-editor of two books: Out of the Darkness: Contemporary Perspectives on Family Violence and Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 Years of Research.

Research Interests:

Intimate Partner Violence: including Risk for Victimization and Law Enforcement Response
Geographical Patterning of Crime
Women in Higher Education
Community Based Applied Research
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

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College of Sciences Celebrates Scholarships

On Oct. 12, 2017, the College of Sciences celebrated scholarship recipients and donors at the annual Scholarship Luncheon at the Live Oak Event Center. The luncheon serves as a place for students to meet the do... Read more

COS Associate Dean Named Pegasus Professor

University of Central Florida College of Sciences Associate Dean Jana Jasinski, Ph.D., is one of five professors who joined a distinguished group of faculty members at the university this year: Pegasus Professo... Read more

College of Sciences Celebrates Scholarships

By Julia Anderson On Friday, September 23, the UCF College of Sciences held its fourth annual scholarship luncheon to honor its student recipients and the donors that make their scholarships possible. The Cape ... Read more

COS Welcomes Associate Dean

This summer the UCF College of Sciences welcomed its newest associate dean, Jana Jasinski, Ph.D. Dr. Jasinski’s chief responsibilities will be overseeing faculty relations, graduate studies, and marketin... Read more

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