In honor of October being National Bullying Awareness and Prevention Month, we talked with Dorothy L. Espelage, Ph.D. today. Dorothy is a Professor and Hardie Scholar of Education, in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois. She is recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science of the American Psychological Association. Over the last 20 years, she has authored over 140 peer-reviewed articles, five edited books, and 30 chapters on bullying, homophobic teasing, sexual harassment, dating violence, and gang violence. An Associate Editor of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, she authored a 2011 White House Brief on bullying among LGBTQ youth and attended the White House Conference in 2011. Dr. Espelage has appeared on many television news and talk shows, including The Today Show; CNN; CBS Evening News; The Oprah Winfrey Show, Anderson, Anderson 360 and has been quoted in the national print press, including Time Magazine, USA Today, People, Boston Globe, and the Wall Street Journal.
To hear today's important show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/freedomforall/2015/10/16/guest-dorothy-espelage