Dorothy Espelage to present in the SONIC Speaker Series

DorothyEspelageOn Monday, November 21, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Prof. Dorothy Espelage will be giving a presentation in Room 2-107 of Frances Searle Building on the Northwestern University Evanston Campus. The talk is entitled “Understanding Adolescent Bullying Attitudes and Behaviors Through Social Network Analysis”.

Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D., is a Professor of Child Development and Associate Chair in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a University Scholar and has fellow status in Division 17 (Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. She has conducted research on bullying for 18 years and more recently has examined correlates of sexual harassment, dating violence, and homophobic teasing. As a result, she presents regularly at regional, national, and international conferences and is author on over 90 professional publications. She is co-editor of four published books including “Bullying in North American Schools: A Social-Ecological Perspective on Prevention and Intervention” and “International Handbook of Bullying.” She has presented thousands of workshops and in-service training seminars for teachers, administrators, counselors, and social workers across the U.S. Her research focuses on translating empirical findings into prevention and intervention programming. Dr. Espelage has appeared on many television news and talk shows, including The Today Show; CNN; CBS Evening News; and The Oprah Winfrey Show, Anderson Cooper 360, and Anderson and has been quoted in the national print press, including Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, USA Today, and People magazine.


Understanding Adolescent Bullying Attitudes and Behaviors Through Social Network Analysis


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