Professor Hollander received her B.A. in Linguistics from Stanford in 1987. She received an M.A. in 1991 and a Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of Washington. She joined the University of Oregon faculty in 1997. Professor Hollander is currently engaged in research on self-defense training and the prevention of violence against women.
- the social construction of gender
- women's self-defense training
- social psychological approaches to race, class, gender, and sexuality
- language and discourse
- social psychology
- violence against women
- microsociological theory
- sociology of food
2014 Hollander, Jocelyn A. “Does Self-Defense Training Prevent Sexual Violence Against Women?” Violence Against Women 20(3):252-269.
2013 Hollander, Jocelyn A. “’I Demand More of People’: Interaction, Accountability, and Gender Change.” Gender & Society 27(1):5-29.
2011 Hollander, Jocelyn A., Judith A. Howard, and Daniel G. Renfrow. Gendered Situations, Gendered Selves: A Gender Lens on Social Psychology, 2nd edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
2004 Hollander, Jocelyn A. “The Social Contexts of Focus Groups.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 33(5): 602–637.
2002 Hollander, Jocelyn A. “Resisting Vulnerability: The Social Reconstruction of Gender in Interaction.” Social Problems 49:474-496.