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Amanda Nickerson

Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention


School violence, bullying prevention and intervention, parent and peer relationships, assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders

Amanda Nickerson is an expert on school crisis prevention and intervention, with a particular focus on violence and bullying.

On these topics, she has written four books and over 50 book chapters and journal articles. Since becoming the first director of UB’s Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, Nickerson has been consulted and quoted in a wide variety of media on bullying and school violence and their effect on victims.

She also has spoken on current anti-bullying research to parents, young people, educators, and other scholars. Nickerson is an associate professor in UB's Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology.


Amanda Nickerson, PhD
Director of Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention
Associate Professor of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology

University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education



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