James Madison University

Sandra Lee Annan, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

PHOTO:Sandra Lee Annan
  • Office: HBS 4012
  • Phone: 540-568-8944
  • Email: annansl@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4305
    235 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • PhD - University of Virginia
  • MSN - University of Virginia
  • BA and BSN - West Virginia University

Professional Interests:

  • Intimate partner violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Rural Health


  • Annan, S. L., Tratnack, S., Rubenstein, C., Sawin, E. & Hulton, L. (2013 – in press). An Integrative Review of Student Evaluations of Teaching: Implications for Evaluation of Nursing Faculty.  Journal of Professional Nursing. 
  • Annan., S. L. (2011).  “It’s Not Our Job.  This is Where We Live. This is Our Backyard”: The Experience of Expert Legal and Advocate Providers with Sexually Assaulted Women in Rural Areas.  Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA), 17 (2), 139-147.
  • Glass, N., Annan, S., Bhandari, S., Bloom, T., & Glass, N. (2010). Nursing Practice with Immigrant and Abused Women. In J. Campbell & J. Humphreys (Eds.) Family Violence and Nursing Practice (2nd ed., pp. 207-224).  New York: Springer
  • Annan, S. L. (2008) Intimate partner violence in rural environments.   Annual Review of Nursing Research, Focus on Rural Health, (26), 85 – 113.
  • Laughon, K., Annan, S. L. (2007). Violence as a Health Care Problem. In J. L. Creasia & B. J. Parker (Eds) Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice. (4th ed., pp. 425-434). Mosby, Inc.
  • Annan, S.(2006).  Sexual Violence in Rural Areas: A Review of the Literature. Family & Community Health, (Rural Health Issue) 29, (3) 164-168.