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Jacobs, Janet L Professor

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Research

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  • Dr. Jacobs's work is focused on gender and collective memory, particularly with respect to mass trauma and genocide. She looks at the cross generational transmission of trauma through an analysis of memorial culture and second and third generation Holocaust survivors. Her work also extends to more recent genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda. A second area of research has been in the field of teen pregnancy and the relational world of adolescent mothers.

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  • the social psychology of gender, collective memory, genocide and trauma

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International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)