Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Iacocca Hall, Wood Dining Hall, 2nd Floor (A wing)
111 Research Dr., Bethlehem, PA 18015
Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida and will present "Preventing Bullying and Violence in Schools and Beyond" at Lehigh University on April 18th, 2019 as part of the College of Education Distinguished Lecture Series: Leaders of Practice.
Dr. Espelage is the recipient of the APA Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science and the 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy, and is a Fellow of APS, APA, and AERA.
She was recently elected to the National Academy of Education.
She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Indiana University in 1997.
Over the last 22 years, she has authored over 190 peer- reviewed articles, six edited books, and 70 chapters on bullying, homophobic teasing, sexual harassment, dating violence, and gang violence.
Her research focuses on translating empirical findings into prevention and intervention programming and she has secured over twelve million dollars of external funding.
She advises members of Congress and Senate on bully prevention legislation.