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Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
Area of Concentration: LifeSpan Developmental Psychology
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona December 2002
Master of Science in Counseling and Personnel Services
Area of Concentration: Community/Agency Counseling
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana December 1985
Bachelor of Arts in Developmental Psychology
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana May 1983
Lecturer and Faculty Associate January 2003 – present
Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, Arizona. Teach full-time, advise
student group (Phi Delta Kappa), conduct seminars, and assist with orientations. Graduate and
undergraduate courses are: Introduction to Psychology, Educational Psychology, Writing and the
Professional Educator, and Human Development. Coordinate Elementary Education Program.
Gender Equity Coordinator for Northern Utah July 1993 – June 1995
Women’s Educational Resource Center, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. Coordinated
Gender Equity Technical Assistance Center. Provided resources and training to students and
faculty in public schools. Trained and supervised gender equity trainers for eight school districts.
Consulted with educational institutions on issues of equity, sexual harassment, and diversity in
educational settings. Wrote and administered a $45,000 grant.
Counselor April 1992 – June 1995
Women’s Educational Resource Center, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. Provided
individual and group counseling. Coordinated brown bag lecture series. Advised students.
Assisted in making programming decisions. Coordinated Women’s Emphasis Week and added
academic dimension to the panels and sessions. Served on university committees.
Counselor/Administrator December 1987 – July 1991
Office of the Dean of Students, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Counseled and
consulted with students and staff on personal and career issues. Administered outreach
programs and participated in academic and counseling committees. Responsible for readmission,
withdrawals, and grievances. Served as office librarian and created office archives.
American Psychological Association
American Educational Research Association
Phi Delta Kappa
Blanchard, J., & Oliver, J. (1999). The family-school connection and technology: Possibilities for
communication and learning. In J. Blanchard, (Ed.), Technology, Communication, and Literacy.
NY: The Haworth Press, Inc.
Nelson, E., Larsen, P. F., & Oliver, J. (May, 1997). The Phoenix Union Partnership of Business and
Education Invest-In-A-School Program Final Report. (Report to U. S. Department of Education
School, College, and University Partnership Program), Arizona State University.
Oliver, J. (2004, April). Early adolescents’ moral reasoning about computer and Internet rules. Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San
Oliver, J, & Blanchard, J. (2001, April). What we know and where to learn about it: A review of technology
solutions to urban school problems of the family-school connection. Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the International Reading Association, New Orleans, LA.
Noley, G., DiCerbo, K, Oliver, J., & Blanchard, J. (2001, April). Can divided time administration raise
scores? A test of the attention-effort hypothesis: Effects on standardized reading achievement
scores for Native Americans. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational
Research Association, Seattle, WA.
Professional and Student Activities and Awards
Nominee for the “Last Lecture” Teaching award. December 2004. ASU Alumni Association award.
Nominated by students.
Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year. August 2004. Education Department’s award for excellence in
teaching. Voted on by students.
Commission on the Status of Woman August 2006 (2 year term)