Robert D. Jansen   Curriculum Vitae v06.05


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1975 B.A., San Francisco State University. Psychology.

1980 Ph.D., Univ. of California-Santa Barbara. Experimental Psychology




2001-2005: Website development (, Digital studio production/mix/edit facilities. Psychotherapeutic music.


1990-2001 PALMER UNIVERSITY, San Jose, CA  Professor (full) 1990-2001 Chair, Life Sciences (1991-92), Chair, Institutional Analysis, 1992-95, First Year Coordinator (2001)


1989-96 Executive Director of CCR, a 13-college, international research consortium


1986-90  LIFE-WEST COLLEGE, San Lorenzo, CA.

Associate Professor, Director of Research


1980-85, Consumer behavior analyst, marketing research: THE RESEARCH ALLIANCE, San Francisco, CANDLE CORP. and PSYCOM, INC. Los Angeles



1980-82 GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY, San Francisco, CA. Instructor, Consumer Behavior and statistics.


1979-1980 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA BARBARA. Teaching Associate. Experimental  Psych


1975-1978 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA BARBARA. Teaching Assistant. Intro Psych, Personality, Psychopathology.



Periodicals librarian; Outpatient (hemodialysis) supply Accounting: grants administration





Robert D. Jansen,     Academic Details


Palmer University: (1990-2001) basic statistics, research methods and design, decision theory, testing, plus individual studies.

Life West College: (1986-90) experimental design and statistical analysis.

Golden Gate University-San Francisco, CA  (1981-82), statistical methods related to Consumer Behavior, Survey methods.

University of California-Santa Barbara (1975-79), Introduction to Psychology Experimental Psychology labs, Abnormal Psychology 1980-81:Personality theory; Experimental methods; Eyewitness Interviewing methods

External Funding Experience

Have written at least twenty government and private agency grant proposals. Have been funded eight times, totaling amount approximately $250,000.

Editorial Board Member

 1986-2001, Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics.



Jansen, R.D. and Philpott, A., Local cervicocephalic control within normal range of motion in pain-free subjects: a pilot study. J Neuro Syst, 7,1, Spring 1999


Hawk,C.Byrd,L.Jansen,R.D.,Long,C.R. Use of complementary health care practices among chiropractors in the United States: A survey. J Alt Ther , 5, 1, 1999


Jansen, R.D. and Cooperstein, R. Measurement of soft tissue strain in response to consecutively increased compressive and distractive loads on a friction-reduced test bed. (J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 21,1, 1998)


Jansen, RD, Meeker, WC, Rosner,A. American chiropractors research priorities. J Neuro Syst 1997;5:144-9


Jansen, R.D., Nine ways to avoid looking like a poor teacher to students: a concise inventory of chiropractic student perceptions of disorganized or unprepared teaching. The Journal of Chiropractic Education, 7, 2, 1993.


Jansen, R.D. and Coyle, B.A., The consumer model in education: a perspective. J Chir Humanities, 1,2,1993


Jansen, R.D., A survey of American chiropractors' attitudes toward practice standards and the organizations developing them. Monograph, Consortium for Chiropractic Research, Sunnyvale CA, 1992.


Nansel, D.D., Jansen, R.D., Cremata, E., Dhami, I. and Holley, D., Effects of lower cervical adjustments with respect to the amelioration of cervical lateral-flexion passive end range assymmetry and on blood pressure, heart rate and plasma catecholamine levels in otherwise asymptomatic subjects. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 14, 8, 1991.


Jansen, R.D., Nansel, D.D., and Szlazak, M., Power spectral and microvector frequency analysis of dynamic standing foot-force patterns in a normal male subject. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 13, 7, 1990.


Nansel, D.D., Jansen, R.D., and Szlazak, M., Analysis of dynamic standing foot force patterns in a normal male subject by characterization of microvector weight transfer sequences. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 13, 7, 1990.


Jansen, R.D., Nansel,D.D., and Slosberg, M., Normal paraspinal tissue compliance: the reliability of a new clinical and experimental instrument. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 13, 5, 1990.


Nansel, D.D., and Jansen, R.D., The concordance between low resistance paraspinal acupuncture loci and spinal palpation findings in pain-free male subjects. Jrnl Am Coll Trad Chinese Med, 7, 4, 1989.


Nansel, D.D., Peneff, A., Jansen, R.D.,l Cooperstein, R., Inter-examiner concordance in detecting joint-play asymmetries in the cervical spines of otherwise asymptomatic subjects, J Manipulative and Phylsiol Ther, 12, 6, 1989.


Nyiendo, J., Jansen, R.D. et al, A Comparison of patients and patient complaints at six chiropractic college clinics.  J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 12, 2, 1989.


Jansen, R.D., Nansel, D.D., Diagnostic illusions: the reliability of random chance. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 11, 5, 1988.


Nansel, D.D., Jansen, R.D., The concordance between galvanic skin response and spinal palpation in pain free males. J Manipulative Physiol Ther, 11, 4, 1988.


Jansen, R.D., Blum, G.S., and Loomis, J., Attentional alterations of slant-specific interference between line segments in eccentric vision.  Perception, l982, 11, 535-540.


Jansen,R.D.,Blum,G.S.,Nash,J.K. and Barbour,J.S., Posthypnotic attenuation of a visual illusion as reflected in perceptual reports and cortical event-related potentials.  Academic Psychology Bulletin,l98l, 3, 251-271.