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Research Highlights from UB's Alberti Center

Amanda Nickerson

Amanda Nickerson, director of the Dr. Jean M. Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse and School Violence

On November 9, 2011, Amanda Nickerson,  associate professor of counseling, school, and educational psychology, and director of the Dr. Jean M. Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse and School Violence, gave a research presentation to precede Judy Shepard’s Distinguished Speaker Series lecture.  

Robert Granfield, professor and chair of sociology and director of the Strategic Strength in Civic Engagement and Public Policy  gave the welcome remarks and stressed the importance of high impact research being conducted at UB.  Timothy Janikowski, associate professor and chair of counseling, school, and educational psychology, introduced the speaker and outlined the history of the Alberti Center.  Dr. Nickerson’s lecture defined the problem of bullying, shared effective strategies for prevention and intervention, and summarized current research on bullying and bullying prevention.  This pre-lecture event was organized by the UB Alberti Center and the UB Strategic Strength in Civic Engagement and Public Policy.

 

Video of Full Lecture

The full lecture is available, for free, below and on the UBNOW YouTube Channel.

 

Introductory Remarks

A copy of Robert Granfield's introductory remarks, which contains information about the event, the Alberti Center, and the Strategic Strength in Civic Engagement in Public Policy is available below.