Dr. Jane Georges
University of Washington - Ph.D
University of California, San Francisco - MS
University of California, San Francisco - BSN
Dr. Georges received her PhD in Nursing from the University of Washington in 1991. From 1987-91, she was a pre-doctoral fellow on the Women’s Health Nursing Research Training Grant, University of Washington School of Nursing. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychophysiological nursing at the University of Washington. Her prior academic preparation includes an M.S. and B.S. in Nursing from the University of California San Francisco, and a B.A. in Philosophy and Literature from the Jesuit University of Santa Clara. Additional information on her educational background is available at www.ehs49a.com.
Dr. Georges’ research is centered around the phenomenon of suffering, particularly in the context of gender, ethnicity, and class. Her scholarship is focused on the application of critical-feminist, post-structural, and post-colonial methodological perspectives. She utilizes discourse analysis to analyze text to expand nursing’s understanding of human suffering beyond the level of individual analysis. Her recent publications include:
Georges, JM (2004). The politics of suffering: implications for nursing science.Advances in Nursing Science, 27(4): 250-256.
Georges, JM, & McGuire, S. (2004). Deconstructing clinical pathways. Advances in Nursing Science,27(1): 2-11.
Georges, JM (2003). An emerging discourse: toward epistemic diversity in nursing.Advances in Nursing Science, 26(1): 44-42.
McGuire, S, & Georges, JM. (2003). Undocumentedness and liminality as health variables. Advances in Nursing Science, 26(3): 185-95.
Georges, JM. (2002). An emerging contextual model of suffering. Communicating Nursing Research, 35(10): 75-77.
Georges, JM (2002). Suffering: toward a contextual praxis. Advances in Nursing Science, 25(1): 80-87.
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