Jeneile Luebke, PhD, RN

Position title: Assistant Professor


Phone: 608-890-0555

5111 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

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Jeneile Luebke PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at University of Wisconsin–Madison. She was an Anna Julia Cooper fellow in the School of Nursing in 2020-2022, and a STREAM post-doc fellow in 2020-2021. She holds an affiliate appointment for the American Indian Studies program and a faculty member of the campus Sexual Violence Research Initiative. She is an enrolled member of Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. She received her BS and MS in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and her PhD at UW–Milwaukee. Her research aims to better understand the lived experiences of gender-based violence, as well as advocating for survivor-led, trauma informed, and culturally safe interventions and options for Indigenous survivors of violence using Indigenous specific and community engaged research methodologies. Her other current work focuses upon the relationship between land violence, planetary health, and gender-based violence among Indigenous peoples. She will be co-teaching N702: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention this fall, and N510 Culturally Congruent Practice in spring 2023.

Research Focus Areas

Health Disparities

  • Impacts of gender-based violence on health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples
  • Addressing structural violence and barriers to help seeking after experiences of violence
  • Development of culturally specific and trauma informed screening methods and interventions for Indigenous survivors of violence
  • Improvement of data collection to ensure representation of Indigenous peoples
  • Intersection of land violence and gender-based violence among Indigenous peoples
  • Resiliency factors and cultural identity of violence survivors

Mental Health and Substance Use

  • Intersectionality of mental health, substance misuse, and gender-based violence
  • Addressing barriers to care related to lack of comprehensive or culturally specific services to survivors of violence who also experience mental health or substance misuse issues
  • Development of culturally specific interventions to better support survivors of violence with cooccurring mental health and substance misuse issues

Children, Families and Reproductive Health

  • Impacts of gender-based violence on children and families
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Impacts of gender-based violence and pregnancy experiences/outcomes

Health Disparities      Mental Health & Substance Use      Children, Families & Reproductive Health

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