Dr. Jane Barker

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Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Position
Full-time Faculty
Graduate Program Faculty
Office
A348
Extension
4487
Website
About
​Dr. Jane Barker completed her graduate training in Clinical Psychology. She joined Nipissing University in 2003, and has been Chair of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice since 2007. She has extensive experience working with individuals who have come in conflict with the law, having worked in a number of Federal Correctional Institutions including the Prison for Women in Kingston, and later at the Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ontario. Dr. Barker has edited a textbook entitled, “Women and the Criminal Justice System: A Canadian Perspective” which has been adopted at a number of Universities and Colleges across Canada.
Education
BA, McMaster University
MA, Queen's University
PhD, Queen’s University
Research
Areas of Specialization:

​Women and the Criminal Justice System

Research Interests:

​Criminalized Women/Policing/Criminal Justice Administration/Occupational Stress Injuries

Current & Future Research:

Academic promotions and the gender wage gap (with P. Millar)

Corrections (various projects with G. Brown, C. Greco & K. McMillan)

 

Publications

Barker, J.E. & Tavcer, D.S. (in press). Women and the Criminal Justice System: A Canadian Perspective 2nd edition. Toronto: Emond Publications Ltd.

Barker, J.E. (in press). An Introduction to Offenders Populations. In J. Barath & M. Laferrier (Eds). Corrections in Canada: Principles and Practice. Toronto: Emond Publications Ltd.

Barker, J.E. (2017). Populations in Focus. In K. O’Regan & S. Reid (Eds.), Thinking about Criminal Justice in Canada 2nd edition. Toronto: Emond Publications Ltd. 

Barker, J.E. (2017). Navigating Role Conflist in Pursuit of an Academic Career. In DeRoche, C. & Berger, E.D. (Eds), The Parent-Track: Timing, Balance and Choice within Academica. Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier Press.

Barker, J.E. (2012). Populations in Focus. In K. O’Regan & S. Reid (Eds.), Thinking About Criminal Justice in Canada (pp. 293 – 322). Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications Ltd.

Brown, G. P., Barker, J.E., & McMillan, K. (2012). North Bay Police Service School Safety Project Report. Commissioned Report. North Bay Police Service, North Bay.

Barker, J. E. (Ed.). (2009). Women and the criminal justice system: A Canadian perspective. Toronto, ON:  Emond Montgomery Publications Ltd.

Barker, J.E, Houle, K., & Tremblay, C. (2009). Report on the Community Policing Survey Conducted by the West Nipissing Police Service. West Nipissing Police Service.

Barker, J.E., Brown, G.P., Crossland, L., & Spencer, A. (June, 2008). Evaluation of the True Self – Debwewendizwin Employment and Training Program Pilot Project: Stage 2 Summative Evaluation. Commissioned Report. True Self – Debwewendizwin Program, North Bay.