Jennifer Jackman, PhD
Adjunct Instructor, Public Policy
Center for Animals and Public Policy
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
|2005||M.S.||(Animals and Public Policy) Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine,
Tufts University, Grafton, MA
|1994||Ph.D.||(Social Policy) Heller School for Social Policy and Management,
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
|1983||B.A.||(Government) Smith College, Northampton, MA
COURSES TAUGHT: Introduction to American Politics; Introduction to Public Policy; American National Government; Introduction to Political Science Research Methods; Introduction to Political Science; Grassroots Politics; American State and Local Government; Public Administration; Public Policy Analysis; Civil Liberties and Civil Rights; Gender, Law and Policy; Issues in American Politics and Policy; First Year Seminar: Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!; Animals and Public Policy
|2014–present||Associate Professor, Salem State University, Salem, MA|
|2008–2014||Assistant Professor, Salem State University, Salem, MA|
|2010–present||Faculty Fellow, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA|
|2009–2011||Chair and Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal Policy and Advocacy, Humane Society University, Washington, D.C.|
|2006–2010||Adjunct Professor, School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA|
|2005–2006||Adjunct Professor, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA|
Selected Departmental and University Service, Salem State University
Member, President’s Advisory Committee on Civic Engagement (2010–present)
Member, University Research Advisory Committee (2012–2014)
Member, Search Committee for Associate Dean, School of Social Work (2012–2013)
Advisor, Pre-Law Society (2011–present)
Advisor, Political Science Academy (2010–2012)
Co-Chair, Earth Day Planning Committee (2012–present)
Member, Earth Day Planning Committee (2010–present)
Coordinator, Political Issues Roundtable Series (Spring 2009; Fall 2010; Spring 2012; Spring 2013)
Coordinator, Social Movement Film Series (2010; 2011)
Member, Library/Media Development Committee (2011–2012)
Coordinator, Gender, Law and Policy Lecture Series (2012)
Member, NEASC Standards Committee on Students (2009–2010)
Member, All-College Contract Curriculum Committee (Spring 2010)
Recent Grants and Awards
2014 Awarded funding for Graduate Research Assistant Position, Salem State University
2013 Awarded funding for Graduate Research Assistant Position, Salem State University
2013 Phi Kappa Phi Society Initiate, Salem State University
2013 Civic Engagement Hall of Fame Faculty Inductee, Salem State University
2013 Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Travel Fellowship
2012 Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund, Tufts University Center for Animals and Public Policy
2012 Advisor of the Year, Salem State University
2012 Service Learning Seed Grant, Center for Teaching Innovation, Salem State University
2012 Summer Research & Creative Activity Grant, Salem State University
2011 Council on Teaching and Learning Summer Grant, Salem State University
Selected Faculty Development Program Participation
Writing Intensive Curriculum (2013–2014)
GIS for Community Planners (2013)
Faculty Seminar in Stewardship of Public Lands: Politics and the Yellowstone Ecosystem, American
Association of State Colleges and Universities (2013)
Faculty Learning Community on Service Learning (2011–2012)
Faculty Learning Community on PowerPoint Plus (2010–2011)
Writing Across the Curriculum (2010)
Center for Teaching Innovations Program for Hybrid and Online Course Design (2009)
Policy and Research Positions
|2012–2013||Consultant, Humane Society University|
|2006–2008||Project Manager, Humane Society of the United States, Gaithersburg, MDOversaw preparation of successful 30-volume application to the District of Columbia Education and Licensure Commission for licensing of Humane Society University as a degree-granting higher education institution, including formulation of curriculum for interdisciplinary bachelors and graduate certificate programs, faculty recruitment, course development, and establishment of academic policies and procedures. Coordinated project to enhance evaluation of animal assisted interventions for youth-at risk, including a best practices survey and a national technology assessment conference.|
|2004–2006||Research Director, The WAGE Project, Boston, MAConducted preliminary content analysis of sex discrimination in employment consent decrees and co-developed proposal for qualitative consent decree study, which received funding from the Ford Foundation. Aided organizational, program and website development for new organization.|
|2004||Research and Policy Advisor, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Kabul, AfghanistanConducted institution-wide assessment of policy development and human rights research needs. Trained AIHRC staff in qualitative and quantitative research methods and report writing. Developed work plan and procedures for newly established research and policy unit.|
|1993–2004||Director of Policy and Research, Feminist Majority and Feminist Majority Foundation, Arlington, VA
Policy Development, Advocacy, and Program Management
Designed and implemented public education campaigns to promote domestic and global women’s rights issues. Drafted and critiqued legislation; wrote testimony; developed advocacy strategies; prepared recommendations for and met with policy makers including President of United States, Secretary of State, and members of Congress; and directed grassroots, lobbying, visibility and coalition-building campaigns.Major accomplishments:
Conference Coordination/Delegation Leadership
Financial Development and Fundraising
Communications and Publications
Leadership Training and Development
|1990–1993||Director, Feminist Majority Foundation, Cambridge, MAEstablished and ran Boston office of Feminist Majority Foundation. Launched Campaign for RU 486 and Contraceptive Research. Co-directed statewide election day project in Oregon to defeat two anti-abortion ballot measures, including supervision of organizers and recruitment, training, and deployment of 1,200 volunteers. Participated in design and data analysis for post-election surveys in Oregon and Iowa.|
|1986–1989||President, Massachusetts National Organization for WomenServed as chief executive officer for statewide women’s rights organization. Led campaigns for municipal pay equity initiatives, reproductive health, recruitment of women candidates, and welfare rights. Organized marches, rallies, press conferences, and speaking tours. Published statewide newsletter and coordinated state conferences. Chaired Mass NOW Political Action Committee.|
|1983–1986||Senior Research Assistant, Murray Research Center, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA|
Appointed and Elected Positions
Board Member, CLAWS Cat Shelter, Marstons Mills, MA (2008–present)
Commissioner, Spencer Conservation Commission, Spencer, MA (2005–2006)
Co-chair, Global Task Force, National Council of Women’s Organizations (2003–2004)
Steering Committee, Global Women’s Issues Scorecard on the Bush Administration (2003–2004)
Commissioner, City of Boston Comparable Worth Commission (1989–1991)
Delegate, Massachusetts Democratic State Convention (1990)
Massachusetts NOW President (1986–1989)
Steering Committee Member, Massachusetts Coalition for Pay Equity (1987–1990)
Steering Committee Member, Massachusetts Coalition for Choice (1987–1990)
Boston NOW President (1984–1986)
Additional Community Service
Volunteer, Land Steward, Mashpee Conservation Commission (2013–present)
Volunteer, Friends of Santuit Pond, Masphee, MA (2009–present)
Volunteer, CLAWS Cat Shelter, Marston Mills, MA (2008–present)
Volunteer, Shuhada Organization, Kabul, Afghanistan/Quetta, Pakistan (1999–present)
Volunteer, Cape Wildlife Center, Cummaquid, MA (2006–2007)
Volunteer, A Symposium on Captive Elephants: Science and Well-Being (April 2006)
Volunteer, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Kabul, Afghanistan (2002)
Volunteer, Arlington Animal Welfare League (1995–2000)
Policy Advisor on Women’s Issues, Lt. Governor Evelyn Murphy Campaign for Governor, MA (1989–1990)
Chair, Massachusetts NOW Political Action Committee (1987–1990)
Volunteer, Alice Wolf for Cambridge City Council (1983–1991)
Member, American Political Science Association and APSA sections on public policy, state politics and policy, political science education and women and politics research
Member, International Society for Anthrozoology
Member, New England Political Science Association
Member, Northeast Political Science Association
Selected Publications and Presentations
Jackman, J. 2015. “Endangered Species, Habitat Protection, and Politics.” American Political Culture: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Jackman, J., Chenault, T. G. and J. Winkler. Winter 2015. “Bringing Organizations Back In: Perspectives on Service Learning, Community Partnership, and Democratic Thinking in a Voter Engagement Project.” Partnerships: A Journal of Service Learning and Community Engagement.
Jackman, J. 2014. “Treating Coyotes Like Cape Codders: The increasing acceptance of coyotes as part of the social and ecological landscape of Cape Cod, 2005-2012.” 20th International Symposium on Society and Natural Resources in Hannover, Germany. June 13.
Jackman, J. and P. Martell. 2014. “Mapping Human-Coyote Interactions on Cape Cod: An Interdisciplinary Endeavor.” Faculty and Graduate Research Symposium, Salem State University. May 2.
Jackman, J. and P. Martell. 2014. “Landscape Factors and Human-Coyote Interactions on Cape Cod.” Cape Cod Natural History Conference, Barnstable, MA.
Jackman, J. 2013. “The Mystique about the Feminine Mystique: 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion.” Salem State University, September 30.
Jackman, J. 2013. “Coexisting with Coyotes?: Findings from the Cape Cod Wildlife Survey.” Salem State University Faculty and Graduate Research Symposium, May 4.
Jackman, J. 2013. “Human-Wildlife Conflicts on Cape Cod: A Survey of Voter Experiences, Attitudes and Policy Preferences.” 18th Annual Cape Cod Natural History Conference, March 9.
Jackman, J. 2013. “Coexisting with Coyotes? Findings from the Cape Cod Wildlife Survey.” Cape Wildlife Center Lecture Series, February 23.
Jackman, J. 2012. “Experiential Learning and Political Engagement in Online Courses.” Paper presented at Northeast Political Science Association 2012 Meeting, November 15-17.
Jackman, J. 2012. “When Virtuality and Reality Meet: Online Courses, Experiential Learning and Political Engagement.” Paper presented at 2012 American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference, February 17-19.
Jackman, J. 2012. “Benefits and Challenges of a Short-Duration Experiential Learning Opportunity.” Political Science Educator 16 (1): 11-15.
Jackman, J. 2011. “The Gender Gap and Animal Policy: New Directions for Political Science and Animal Studies.” Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association, Hartford, Connecticut, April 29-30.
Jackman, J. 2011. “Making It Real: Simulations and Role-Play As Active Learning Strategies.” Center for Teaching Innovation, Salem State University, March 28.
Jackman, J. 2011. “Mini-Internships, Public Administration and Civic Engagement: The Benefits and Challenges of a Short-Duration Experiential Learning Opportunity.” Paper presented at 2011 American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference, February 11-13, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Jackman, J. 2010. “Interest Groups, Citizen Participation Mechanisms, and Institutional Bias in State Wildlife Policy.” Paper presented at Northeast Political Science Association 2010 Meeting, November 11-13.
Jackman, J. 2010. “Animal Policy and the Gender Gap.” In Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animals Welfare, ed. Marc Bekoff. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Jackman, J. and A. Rowan, eds. 2009. Proceedings from the National Technology Assessment Workshop on Animal Assisted Programs for Youth At Risk, December 6-7, 2007. Washington, DC: Humane Society of the United States.
Jackman, J. 2009. “Current and Best Practices of Dog Training Programs for At Risk Youth: Survey Report.” In Proceedings from the National Technology Assessment Workshop on Animal Assisted Programs for Youth At Risk, ed. J. Jackman and A. Rowan. Washington, DC: Humane Society of the United States.
Jackman, J. and A. Rowan. 2007. “Free-Roaming Dogs in Developing Countries: The Public Health and Animal Welfare Benefits of Capture, Neuter, and Return Programs.” In State of the Animals 2007, eds. Deborah Salem and Andrew Rowan. Washington, D.C.: Humane Society Press.
Jackman, J. and M. Copeland. 2006. “Confronting Cruelty: Gender, Empathy, and the Animal Protection Movement.” Center for Animals and Public Policy. Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Jackman, J. 2006. “Women’s Rights and Human Rights in Afghanistan.” University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Policy Studies Lecture as a part of the forum on “The Emergence of Women’s Rights as a Global Human Rights Issue.”
Jackman, J. 2006. “Coyotes and Conflict on Cape Cod: Attitudes Towards Coyotes in Barnstable County.” Cape Cod Natural History Conference. Cape Cod Community College.
Jackman, J. 2005. “Bear Baiting, Ballot Measures, and Bucks: The 2004 Defeat of Question #2 in Maine,” Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Jackman, J. 2003. “What Do 3.8 million Women Have in Common? Unemployment.” Ms. magazine, Summer.
Jackman, J. 2002. “Anatomy of a Feminist Victory: Winning the Transfer of RU 486 Patent Rights to the United States, 1988-1994.” Women & Politics. Washington, D.C.: Haworth Press.
Jackman, J. 1999. “1997 National Clinic Violence Survey Report: A Five Year Analysis of Anti-abortion Violence Trends.” In Conference Proceedings of Women’s Progress: Perspectives on the Past, Blueprint for the Future, Institute for Women’s Policy Research Fifth Women’s Policy Research Conference, June 12-13, 1999.
Jackman, J. 1999. “Releasing A Medical Breakthrough for Women: Feminist Movement Strategies to Bring RU 486 to the United States.” In Conference Proceedings of Women’s Progress: Perspectives on the Past, Blueprint for the Future, Institute for Women’s Policy Research Fifth Women’s Policy Research Conference.
Jackman, J. 1997. “Blue Smoke, Mirrors, and Mediators: The Symbolic Contest Over RU 486.” In The Politics of Agenda Denial, eds. Roger Cobb and Marc Howard Ross. Kansas: University of Kansas Press.
Jackman, J. 1988. “The Emergence and Subversion of Comparable Worth in the 1940s: A Study of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act.” Received Law and Society Association Award for Excellence in Graduate Scholarship.
Jackman, J. 1985. “NOW and the Equal Rights Amendment: An Examination of Strategy Choices.” Paper presented at American Women and Social Reform Panel, Social Science History Association.
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