Dean Janice ThompsonJanice L. Thompson, RN, PhD

Contact information

Janice Thompson
Professor - Director of Graduate Studies
Office Phone: 506-458-7625
Fax: 506- 447-3057
Office Location:  Room 107 MacLaggan Hall
E-mail


Biography

Dr. Thompson has a BSN from the University of Iowa (1975), and her Ph.D. in Nursing from University of Utah (1983).

Key area(s) of interest/expertise

  • Public Scholarship and Community Engagement in Comprehensive National Universities
  • Postcolonial Feminist commitments in Internationalizing Citizenship Education
  • Civic Professionalism/Professional Formation in Postsecondary Institutions
  • Abilities Based Learning and the Assessment of Student Learning

Classroom/clinical teaching summary

  • Participatory Action Research
  • Transcultural Nursing and Nursing Theory
  • Feminist Postcolonial Philosophy
  • Social Justice in Primary Health Care

Research, grants & publications summary

  • Provincial Funding for Nurse Managed Community Health Clinic
  • Aboriginal Health and Human Resources, Atlantic Policy Congress for First Nations
  • General Education Reform at University of Southern Maine: Davis Educational Foundation.
  • Science Education for New Civic Engagement and Responsibility at University of Southern Maine/Honors (SENCER).
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (U.S.) Diaspora and Human Rights; Curriculum Development in Honors at USM.
  • USDHHS/HRSA Nursing Education Training Grant, Advanced Practice Nursing.
  • Maine State Department of Mental Health, Assessment of Mental Health Risks among Maine’s refugee populations.
  • Kellogg Foundation, Capacity Building in Sagamore Village.

Publication summary

  • Thompson, J.L. (2010) The Case for Healthier Canadians: Nursing Workforce Education for 21st Century (co-authored) Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)
  • Thompson, J.L. (2010) Doctoral Education in Nursing in Canada (revised) Position Statement, Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN), (co-authored)
  • Thompson, J.L. (2009) Reflections on a Nursing Education that Lasts, Info Nursing, Nurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB) December 2009
  • Thompson, J.L. (2006) Post-structuralist Feminist Analysis in Nursing. Book Chapter in Nursing Knowledge Development, Sr.Callista Roy and Dorothy Jones (Ed). Springer Publishing.
  • Thompson, J.L. (2002) Border Practices: From Diaspora to a Radically Democratic International Citizenship. The Maine Scholar (15),  pp. 133-152.
  • Thompson, J.L. (2002). Diaspora and Nursing Praxis. The Philosophers’ Index.
  • Thompson, J.L. (2002). Which Postmodernism? A Critical Response to Therapeutic Touch and Postmodernism in Nursing. Nursing Philosophy, (3), 58-62.
  • Thompson, J. L. (2001). Diaspora and Nursing Praxis. Nursing Philosophy, (2), 83-86.
  • Thompson, J. L. (2000). Response to Benner and her Critics. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice,14(3) 267-271.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1998). Response to Diamond Necklaces: Perspectives on Power and the Language of Community, Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice 12(4), 318-324.
  • Thompson, J. (1993). Response to Colin Holmes: De-politicization of Methods in Nursing Research, Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing 7 (1), 13-15.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1993). Exploring gender and culture with Khmer refugee women:  Reflections on participatory feminist research in Gender: Multicultural Perspectives  J. Gonzales-Calvo (ed), Dubuque, Kendall-Hunt Publishers.
  • Thompson, J. L. & Sieng, S. (1992).  Traces of Khmer women's imaginary:  Finding our way in the West. Women and Therapy, 12 (2), 129-139.
  • Thompson, J. L., Allen, Q., Rodriguez-Fisher, L. (1992). Critique, Resistance, Action:  Working Papers in the Politics of Nursing, New York. National League for Nursing Press.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1992). Identity politics, essentialism and constructions of ‘home’ in nursing. In Critique, Resistance and Action:  Working Papers in the Politics of Nursing, NLN.
  • Thompson, J. L. &  Sieng, S. (1992). Traces of Khmer women's imaginary:  Finding our way in the West.  Refugee Women and Their Mental Health, (Ed) E. Cole, O. Espin, E. Rothblum, Haworth Press.
  • Thompson, J.L. (1991). Exploring gender & culture with Khmer refugee women:  Reflections on feminist participatory research.  Advances in Nursing Science, 13 (3), 30-48.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1990). Hermeneutic Inquiry, Chapter in Advancing Nursing Theory Through Research, Vol. II,  L. Moody (Eds.), Sage, 223-280.
  • Thompson, J. L., Allen, Q., Rodriguez-Fisher, L. (1992). Critique, Resistance, Action:  Working Papers in the Politics of Nursing, New York. National League for Nursing Press.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1993). Exploring gender and culture with Khmer refugee women:  Reflections on participatory feminist research in Gender:  Multicultural Perspectives  J. Gonzales-Calvo (ed), Dubuque, Kendall-Hunt Publishers.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1992). Identity politics, essentialism and constructions of ‘home’ in nursing. In Critique, Resistance and Action:  Working Papers in the Politics of Nursing, NLN.
  • Thompson, J. L. &  Sieng, S. (1992). Traces of Khmer women's imaginary:  Finding our way in the West.  Refugee Women and Their Mental Health, (Ed) E. Cole, O. Espin, E. Rothblum, Haworth Press.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1987). Critical scholarship: The critique of domination in nursing, Advances in Nursing Science, 10(1), 27-38.
  • Thompson, J. L. (1985). Practical Discourse in Nursing:  Going Beyond Empiricism and Historicism, Advances in Nursing Science. 7(4), 59-71.

Professional practice, committees, volunteer work summary

  • New Brunswick Nursing Education Stakeholders Committee
  • University Pandemic Planning Committee
  • Community Health Clinic Advisory Committee