Faculty & Staff

SHANNON R LANE

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

SOCIAL WORK

SOCIAL WORK BUILDING
ROOM 337

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e - SLANE@ADELPHI.EDU

 

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Diplomas/Degrees

PhD, University of Connecticut (2009)
MSW, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1999)
BA, Psychology, The George Washington University (1997)

Recent Courses

Issues In Social Welfare II: Inequality,Inequity And Social Justice
Social Work Research I

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Political social work, social policy, community practice, organizational practice, research

Research Interests

Political social work, social work education, gender equity, advocacy, domestic violence

Grants/Sponsored Research

Adelphi University, Faculty Development Grant, 2011-2012. "Behind the scenes: Social workers in the political arena", a study of social workers who work for elected officials or political campaigns.

Book Chapters

McClendon, J. & Lane, S.R. (2014). Homeless people. In A. Gitterman (Eds.). Handbook of social work practice with vulnerable and resilient populations. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Humphreys, N.A. & Lane, S.R. (2008). Hate Crimes. In Mizrahi, T. & Davis, L.E. (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th Ed. (pp. 314-316). Washington, DC: NASW Press and Oxford Press.


Refereed Articles

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Lane, S.R. & Humphreys, N.A. (2014), Gender and social workersí political activity. AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work.

Pritzker, S.R. & Lane, S.R. (2014), Integrating policy and political content in BSW and MSW field placements. Journal of Social Work Education.

Kim, T.K. & Lane, S.R. (2013), Government health expenditure and public health outcomes. American International Journal of Contemporary Research, 3(9), 1-13.

Lane-Toomey, C.K. & Lane, S.R. (2013), U.S. study abroad in the Middle East/North Africa: Factors influencing growing numbers. Journal of Studies in International Education, 17(4), 308-331.

Lane, S.R., Altman, J.C., Goldberg, G.S., Kagotho, N.K., Palley, E. & Paul, M. (2012), Inspiring and training students for social action: Renewing a needed tradition. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 32(5), 532-549.

Lane, S.R. (2011), Political content in social work education as reported by elected social workers. Journal of Social Work Education, 47, 53-72.

Lane, S.R. & Humphreys, N.A. (2011), Social workers in politics: A national survey of social work candidates for elected office. Journal of Policy Practice, 10, 225-244.

Lane, S.R., Humphreys, N.A., Graham, E., Matthews, N. & Moriarty, J. (2007), Voter registration: Empowering clients through agency-based voter registration. Journal of Policy Practice, 6, 79-94.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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Lane, S.R. (2014, April). Social work and the political process: Current research. University of Connecticut School of Social Work 18th Annual Campaign School, West Hartford, CT.

Lane, S.R. (2012, April). Crafting a campaign message; Working on a campaign. University of Connecticut School of Social Work 13th Annual Campaign School.

Lane, S.R. (2011, September). Empower yourself: Salary negotiation seminar. National Organization of Women, Connecticut, Hamden, CT.

Lane, S.R. (2010, June). Using advocacy to empower social work students, clients, and communities. Poughkeepsie, NY.

Lane, S.R. (2010, March). Social work and advocacy. Adelphi School of Social Work Social Action Day, Garden City, NY.

Lane, S.R., Bergin, D., Waldner, M. & Zeiner, C. (2009, September). Homelessness and domestic violence: Finding intersections, creating connections. Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness 8th Annual Training Institute, Meriden, CT.

Gilchrest, J., Raffa, G. & Lane, S.R. (2009, January). Connecticut General Assembly and policy advocacy. Planned Parenthood of Connecticut Campus Action Training, New Haven, CT.

Lane, S.R. (2008, July). Pay equity and salary negotiation. Connecticut Young Democrats Women's Caucus, Hartford, CT.

Humphreys, N.A. & Lane, S.R. (2008, April). The upcoming election, voter participation, and empowerment: Implications for social work practice. University of Connecticut School of Social Work, Meeting of All Field Instructors, West Hartford, CT.

Lane, S.R. & Felke, T.P. (2006, February). Armenia travel study: August 2005. University of Connecticut School of Social Work, West Hartford, CT.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Lane, S.R., McClendon, J. & Matthews, N. (2014). Homelessness research inside and outside the classroom: PIT Count and HMIS. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Tampa, FL.

Limone, C. & Lane, S.R. (2014). Where forensic social work begins: An introduction to legislative advocacy. In National Organization of Forensic Social Work Annual Conference. New York, NY.

Lane, S.R. & Flowers, T. (2014). Salary inequity in social work: A review of the knowledge and call to action. In Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Changing Work and Family Relationships in a Global Economy Conference. New York, NY.

Lane, S.R. & Pritzker, S.R. (2014). Identifying strategies for strengthening student exposure to policy and political content in field placements. In Policy Conference 2.0. Energizing for Activism: Recommitting to Policy Change. Austin, TX.

Lane, S.R. & Pritzker, S.R. (2012). Developing policy and political field experiences: Barriers, opportunities, and best practices. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Washington, DC.

Lane, S.R., Palley, E. & Paul, M. (2011). Inspiring and training students for social action: Renewing a needed tradition. In Social Welfare Action Alliance. Washington, DC.

Kim, T.K. & Lane, S.R. (2011). Government Health Expenditure and Public Health Outcomes. In Society for Social Work and Research. Tampa, FL.

Lyon, E. & Lane, S.R. (2010). Survivorsí voices in the Shelter Study: Implications for change. In NCADVís and NOMASí National Conference on Ending Violence. Anaheim, CA.

Lane, S.R. & Bradshaw, J. (2010). The National Domestic Violence Shelter Study: American survivorsí reports of their shelter experiences. In Fourth Annual International Conference on Sociology. Athens, Greece.

Lyon, E. & Lane, S.R. (2010). Latina residents of domestic violence shelters: Differences between survey responses in English and Spanish. In Society for Social Work and Research. San Francisco, CA.

Lane, S.R. (2009). Political content in the social work education of elected social workers. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. San Antonio, TX.

Lane, S.R. (2008). 'Electing the right people': A survey of elected social workers and candidates. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Philadelphia, PA.

Lyon, E. & Lane, S.R. (2008). The National Domestic Violence Shelter Study: Survivors' reports of their shelter experiences. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Philadelphia, PA.

Lyon, E., Menard, A., Southworth, C., Lee, K., & Lane, S.R. (2008). Collaborative research to inform our work: The National Shelter Study and National Census. In NCADV's 13th National Conference on Domestic Violence. Washington, DC.

Lane, S.R., Gilchrest, J., Junior, K., Sokolik, M. & Williams, R. (2008). Mobilizing the next generation of social workers. In National Association of Social Workers-Connecticut Annual Conference. Waterbury, CT.

Lane, S.R. & Humphreys, N.A. (2007). Peer and experiential learning in delivering political content in social work education. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. San Francisco, CA.

Lane, S.R., Bartok, L., Caristo, K., & Gordon, L.L. (2007). Strengthening the community through social work education. In Social Welfare Action Alliance National Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Humphreys, N.A., Lane, S.R., Bartok, L., Caristo, K., Gordon, L.L. & Petit, U. (2007). Who decides: You or a coin toss? Strengthening clients through voter registration. In National Association of Social Workers-Connecticut Annual Conference. Waterbury, CT.

Lane, S.R., Humphreys, N.A., Graham, E., Matthews, N. & Moriarty, J. (2006). Students as agents of change: Agency based voter registration--A social work practice tool. In National Policy Conference, VCU School of Social Work. Washington, DC.

Lane, S.R., Felke, T.P. & Osepyan, A. (2006). Social work between cultures: A collaborative American and Armenian student travel program. In Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education. Chicago, IL.

Humphreys, N.A., Lane, S.R., Glick, J., Jimenez-Lewis, K., Ostrander, J. & Price, K. (2005). The more we know about political action, the more we grow as a profession. In National Association of Social Workers-Connecticut Annual Conference. Trumbull, CT.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Lyon, E., Lane, S.R., & Menard, A. (2008). Domestic violence shelters: Survivorsí experiences (Final report). Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice.

Professional Activities

Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy, Advisory Board
Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work, National Board
National Association of Social Workers
Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work

Community and Corporate Leadership

NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, Inc. Board Chair, 2014-present, Secretary, 2012
NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut Foundation Board Chair, 2012-present, Secretary, 2012, Vice-Chair for Programming, 2011, Board member, 2011-Present