Bullying as a Developmental Precursor to Sexual and Dating Violence Across Adolescence
On Monday, September 27th, Dr. Dorothy Espelage will present Bullying as a Developmental Precursor to Sexual and Dating Violence Across Adolescence. Dr. Espelage is a William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of North Carolina. Over the last 22 years, she has authored over 230 peer- reviewed articles, seven edited books, and 80 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 15 million dollars of external funding. She advises members of Congress and Senate on bully prevention legislation. She conducts regular webinars for CDC, NIH, and NIJ to disseminate research.