Department:School of Education & Social Care
Areas of Expertise: Social Work and Social Policy
Jane joined Anglia Ruskin in 2014 following both teaching and research posts in universities and voluntary sector organisations.
Jane's main interests are gendered violence, childhood and children's participation. She has conducted research and consultancy on prevention work in schools for voluntary organisations and government and was a member of the DCSF/DfE Advisory Group on Violence Against Women and Girls. She has a number of publications on violence prevention. Before undertaking her PhD she worked with children, young people and their families in formal and non-formal educational settings, as a teacher and community education worker.
Ellis, J., Downe, S., Farrelly, N. and Stanley, N. (2015) ‘Prevention programmes in the UK’ in Humphreys, C and Stanley, N. (eds) Domestic Violence and Protecting Children: New Thinking and Approaches, London: Jessica Kingsley.
Ellis, J. and Thiara, R.K. (2014) (eds) Preventing violence against women and girls. Educational work with children and young people, Bristol: Policy Press.
Ellis, J. and McCarry, M. (2014) ‘The Prevention Paradigm and Young People’s Abusive Intimate Relationships’ in Taylor, M., Pooley, J and Taylor, (eds) Overcoming Domestic Violence: Creating a Dialogue Round Vulnerable Populations. New York: Nova Science Publishers Nova Science Publishers
Thiara, R.K. and Ellis, J. (2013) Centralising Young People: An Evaluation of the CRUSH Programme, University of Worcester, Worcester
Allnock, D., Radford, L., Bunting, L., Price, A., Morgan-Klein, N., Ellis, J. and Stafford, A. (2012) ‘In Demand: Therapeutic Services for Children and Young People Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse’ Child Abuse Review. Available online http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1099-0852/earlyview
Radford, L. and Ellis, J. (2012) ‘Offering children confidentiality in research – what are the limits?’ in Fleming, J. and Boeck, T. (eds) The active involvement of children and young people in health and social care research, London: Routledge
Radford, L., Aitken, R., Miller, P., Ellis, J., Roberts, J. and Firkic, A. (2011) Meeting the needs of children living with domestic violence in London, London: Refuge/NSPCC/City Bridge Trust.
Stanley, N., Ellis, J. and Bell, J. (2010) ‘Delivering preventive programmes in schools: Identifying gender issues’ in Barter, C. and Berridge, D. (2009) Children Behaving Badly? Exploring Peer Violence Between Children and Young People, London: Wiley.
Ellis, J. (2008) ‘Primary Prevention of Domestic Abuse through Education’ in Humphreys, C., Houghton, C. and Ellis, J. Literature Review: Better Outcomes for Children and Young People affected by Domestic Abuse – Directions for Good Practice, Edinburgh: Scottish Government.
Ellis, J., Stanley N. and Bell, J. (2006) ‘Prevention Programmes for Children and Young People’ in Humphreys, C. and Stanley, N. (eds) Child Protection and Domestic Violence. Directions for Good Practice, London: Jessica Kingsley.
Ellis, J. and Martin, L. (2005) Working with children and young people to prevent violence against women and girls: research and practice, Safe: The Domestic Abuse Quarterly Bristol: WAFE.
Thiara, R.K. and Ellis, J. (2005) Westminster Domestic Violence Forum London-wide schools’ Domestic violence prevention project: An evaluation, London: City of Westminster.
Ellis, J. (2004) Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls. A study of Educational Programmes for Children and Young People, London: WOMANKIND Worldwide.
Discourse, Power, Resistance, University of Greenwich, Paper
Domestic violence work in schools: internal or external facilitators?
University of Worcester Institute of Health and Society, Seminar, Participation, Power, Praxis
2012 Centre for Children and Youth, University of Northampton, Seminar
Preventing domestic violence: where are the children?
2011 Gendered Violence Conference, University West of England/Bristol City Council
Delivering Preventive Work in Schools: Gender Matters Seminar
Preventive work in schools: Ten things we know from research Roundtable
2010 Scottish VAW Prevention Network, Evaluation Event, Glasgow
Evaluation case study workshop
3rd International Gender and Child Welfare Conference, University of Cardiff
Ignorance is bliss? Gender and young people’s knowledge and views of services for those who have experienced child sexual abuse (with Debra Allnock)