WellStar School of Nursing


 

Mary de Chesnay, DSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Professor, WellStar School of Nursing
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone:  (770) 794-7707
Fax: (770) 423-6870
mdechesn@kennesaw.edu

                              

For complete CV, please click on a link: ( Word / PDF )

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

DSN

Community-Mental Health Nursing

University of Alabama at Birmingham

1982

  MS Psychiatric Nursing Rutgers University 1973
  BS Nursing College of St. Teresa 1969

 

Professional Experience

 

2008-present

Professor

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

2008-2011 

Director, WellStar School of Nursing 

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

2010  Interim Director, KSU Clinic at MUST Ministries KSU Clinic at MUST Ministries Marietta, GA
2007-08 Acting Dean Seattle University College of Nursing Seattle, WA
2002-2008 N. Jean Bushman Endowed Chair and Professor   Seattle University College of Nursing Seattle, WA
1994-2002  Professor and Dean (Served as first Chair, PHD Program and Interim Director, Center for International Nursing) Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
1989-94 Professor and Head, Department of Research Clemson University College of Nursing Clemson, SC

 
                  

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Books

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Ethnography.  New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Life History.  New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Grounded Theory.  New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Phenomenology.  New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Historical Research. New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Participatory Action Research.  New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Qualitative Methods in Nursing Series: Data Analysis.  New York: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. (forthcoming). Sex trafficking: A clinical guide for nurses. NY: Springer.

  • de Chesnay, M. & Anderson, B. (2013). Caring for the vulnerable: Perspectives in nursing theory, practice and research.(3rd edition). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. (AJN Book of the Year.)

  • de Chesnay, M. & Anderson, B. (2008). Caring for the vulnerable: Perspectives in nursing theory, practice and research. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

  • de Chesnay, M. (2005). Caring for the vulnerable: Perspectives in nursing theory, practice and research. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. (Named 1st in Community Health Nursing category-AJN Book of the Year.).

 

Invited Presentations and Keynotes

  • Sex Trafficking. Panel presentation for panel on Human Trafficking at annual conference of American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC, October, 2012.
  • Post-rescue interventions for prostituted children. Prostitution and Sex Work Annual Conference, University of Toledo, Sept. 27-8, 2012.
  • Post-rescue interventions for prostituted children. Annual conference on human trafficking, Southern Utah University, April 13, 2012.
  • Sex trafficking and medical professionals. Free the Captives annual conference, Houston, TX, Feb. 18, 2012.
  • Integration of services for victims of sex trafficking: Role of the psychiatric-mental health nurse. International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses, Atlanta, March 29, 2012,  invited plenary session.

 

Community Service

 

 

  • 2011-present   Member, GA Governor’s Office Task Force on the commercial sex exploitation of children CSEC)
  • 2011-present   Secretary, Council on Nursing and Anthropology.
  • 2011-present   Trainer for Gov. Office program, CSEC for Mental Health Professionals.

 

Professional Organizations

 

 

  • American Academy of Nursing.
  • American Nurses' Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Society for Applied Anthropology-Secretary, Council on Nursing and Anthropology (CONAA), 2011-present.
  • Southern Nursing Research Society, founding member and first Vice-President, 1988-90 and 2009-present.

 

Research Interests

 

 

  • Qualitative methods, particularly ethnography, life history, and participatory action research
  • Human trafficking and commercial sex exploitation of children (CSEC)
  • Violence
  • Culture

 

 


For complete CV, please click on a link: ( Word / PDF )