Janet K. Lohmann

Adjunct Lecturer in Sociology


Janet Lohmann's work focuses on gender and crime, specifically in the area of examining the lives of women offenders. Her most recent research examines the role of disordered eating in the lives of incarcerated women. She is part of a large study that is asking questions about the role of nutrition and physical fitness and how they may play a part in the reentry process for women offenders. Janet is also involved actively in facilitating connections between academic learning and community agencies.

Education:

Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, 2000
M.A. Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA, 1989
B.A. Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA, 1987

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Incarcerated Women and Bulimia: An Alternative Addiction. Janet K. Lohmann, Women, Girls and Criminal Justice 6 (5), pp 65- 80. August 2005.

The Epidemic of Rape and Child Sexual Abuse in the United States, D.E.H. Russell & R.M. Bolen. (Book Review). Janet K. Lohmann. In Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal 7(10), pp 1202-1205. October, 2001.

Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective, S.M. Burn. (Book Review). Janet K. Lohmann. In Teaching Sociology, 29 (3), pp 380-381, July 2001.

Partner Violence: A Comprehensive Review of 20 years of Research, Edited by J.L. Jasinski & L.M. Williams (Book Review). Janet K. Lohmann. In Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal, 5 (9), 1090-1093. September 1999.

Parents' Grief Following Pregnancy Loss: A Comparison of Mothers and Fathers. Kandi Stinson, Judith Lasker, Janet Lohmann, and Lori Toedter. In Family Relations, 41: 218-223. October 1992.

SELECTED ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

"Women, Nutrition and Re-entry" Janet K. Lohmann. Presented at the Fourteenth World Congress of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA August 2005.

"Making Sociology Public for Introductory Students" Janet K. Lohmann. Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA August 2005.

"Walking Cheerfully Around the Earth: Even in Academe" Janet K. Lohmann and Jerilyn Radcliffe. Presented at the Friends Association for Higher Education Annual Meeting, Haverford, PA. June 2005.

"How Do We Talk to Each Other? Creating a Consensus in Campus-Community Dialogue" Presented at the Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference, Chestnut Hill, MA. June 2005.

"Incarcerated Women and Bulimia: An 'Alternative' Addiction" Presented at the American Society of Criminology, Nashville, TN. November 2004.

"The Contentious Nature of Defining Rape on Campus" Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. August 2004.

"Words Matter -- A Critique of Language in Campus Community Connections" Presented at the Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference, Worchester, MA. April 2004.