Janel Leone, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Law & Society

Office: Albany Campus, Rathbone Hall 101
Phone: (518) 292-1975
E-mail: leonej@sage.edu

 

Degree Information

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Human Development and Family Studies
M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, Human Development and Family Studies
B.S., Franklin & Marshall College, Sociology

 

Recent Publications

Johnson, M. P., Leone, J. M., & Xu, Y*. (in press). Intimate Terrorism and Situational Couple Violence in General Surveys: Ex-Spouses Required. Violence Against Women.

Leone, J. M. (2011). Suicidal behaviors among low income African American female victims of intimate terrorism and situational couple violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 2568-2591.

Leone, J. M., Lane, S., Koumans, E., DeMott, K., Wojtowycz, M. A., Jensen, J.*, & Aubry, R. H. (2010) Effects of intimate partner violence on pregnancy trauma and placental abruption. Journal of Women’s Health, 19, 1501-1509.

Leone, J. M. (2009). An analysis of gender and intimate partner violence research. New York Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence Bulletin.

Leone, J. M. (2008). Review of Listening to Battered Women: A Survivor-Centered Approach to Advocacy, Mental Health, and Justice. Journal of Marriage and Family, 70, 1326-1327.

Leone, J. M. (2008). Domestic violence. In D. Carr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. Detroit: Gale Cengage.

Leone, J. M. (2008). Violent resistance. In C. Renzetti, & J.L. Edleson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Leone, J. M., Johnson, M. P., & Cohan, C. L. (2007). Victim help seeking: Differences between intimate terrorism and situational couple violence. Family Relations, 56,427-439.

Johnson, M. P., & Leone, J. M. (2005). The differential effects of intimate terrorism and situational couple violence: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey. Journal of Family Issues, 26, 322-349.

Leone, J. M., Johnson, M. P., Cohan, C. L., & Lloyd, S. (2004). Consequences of male partner violence for low-income, minority women. Journal of Marriage and Family, 66, 472-490.

Leone, J. M. (2004). Review of Assessment of Family Violence: A Handbook for Researchers and Practitioners. Journal of Marriage and Family, 66, 261-262.

Auster, C., & Leone, J. M. (2001). Perspectives on marital rape: The impact of gender and fraternity/sorority membership. Adolescence, 36, 141-152.

Burgess, R. L., Leone, J. M., & Kleinbaum, S. (2000). The ecology of child maltreatment: A life history perspective. In R. Ammerman & M. Hersen (Eds.), Case studies in family violence. New York: Plenum Press.

 

Refereed Conference Presentations

Leone, J. M., Lape, M.*, & Xu, Y.* “If I Call the Police, He'll Kill Me”: Partner Violence Victims’ Decisions to Not Seek Professional Help. Paper presented at the 2012 Association for Psychological Science Conference.  

Leone, J. M., Conroy, N.*, & Waide, M.* (2011, November). Where's the Theory? A Critical Analysis of LGBT Violence Research. Paper presented at the 2011 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M., Lane, S., Koumans, E., DeMott, K., Wojtowycz, M. A., Jensen, J.*, & Aubry, R. H. (2010, November). Effects of Partner Violence on Pregnancy Trauma and Placental Abruption. Paper presented at the 2010 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M., Collette, C., Maloney, S.*, Hoffman, C.*, & Jaffee, K. (2009, November). Patterns of Coercive Control and Violence in Male and Female Same-Sex Relationships. Paper presented at the 2009 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Johnson, M. P., Leone, J. M., & Xu, Y.* (2008, November). Gender, Intimate Terrorism, and Situational Couple Violence in general survey data: The Gender debate revisited—Again. Paper presented at the 2008 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M., Xu, Y.*, & Lape, M.* (2008, November). Barriers to help seeking: Understanding the needs of women in violent relationships. Paper presented at the 2008 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Collette, C., Leone, J. M., Maloney, S.*, & Hoffman, C.* (2008, November). Relationship experiences in the LGBTQ Community. Paper presented at the 2008 New York State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Domestic Violence Network Conference.  

Leone, J. M., Lape, M.*, & Xu, Y.* (2008, July). Barriers to help seeking: Understanding the needs of women in violent relationships. Poster presented at the 2008 International Association for Relationship Research Conference.

Leone, J. M. (2007, November). Factors that mediate suicide ideation among victims of intimate terrorism and situational couple violence. Paper presented at the 2007 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M. (2006, November). Demographic differences among two types of violent partners.  Paper presented at the 2006 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M. (2006, March). Formal and informal help utilization among women in violent relationships. Paper presented at the 2006 Southern Sociological Society Conference.

Leone, J. M., Johnson, M. P., & Cohan, C. L. (2004, November). Differences in women’s perceived social support: An examination of two types of violent relationships. Paper presented at the 2004 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M., Johnson, M. P., & Cohan, C. L. (2003, November). Help seeking among women in violent relationships: Factors associated with formal and informal help utilization. Paper presented at the 2003 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference.

Leone, J. M. (2003). Conditions under which women in violent relationships seek help. Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association 2003 Convention.

Leone, J. M., & Cohan, C. L. (2002, July). Spouse and child abuse recidivism: Changes in types, severity, and elapsed time between incidents of abuse. Paper presented at the 2002 International Association for Relationship Research.

Leone, J. M., Johnson, M.P., Cohan, C. L., & Lloyd, S. (2001, July). A Typology of male-partner violence: Consequences for low-income, ethnic women. Paper presented at the 2001 International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships.

Johnson, M.P. & Leone, J.M. (2000, July). The Differential effects of patriarchal terrorism and common couple violence: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey. Paper presented at the 2000 International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships. 

 

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Association for Psychological Science

National Council on Family Relations, Secretary/Treasurer for the Section on Feminism and Family Studies

International Association for Relationship Research