October 21, 2016
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Taking Aim at the Bullying Epidemic

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THE BULLY SOCIETY shootings and the crisis of bullying in Americarsquos schools

Jessica S. Klein, Ph.D., is the author of “The Bully Society” (NYU Press, 2014).

In a recent op-ed in The Hill, Jessica S. Klein, Ph.D., Adelphi University associate professor of sociology, laid out the extent of the bullying epidemic and what schools and communities can do to address it. Klein is a widely quoted expert on bullying. She is the author of The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of bullying in America’s Schools (NYU Press, 2013), and as founder and director of Creating Compassionate Communities—an outreach initiative of Adelphi’s Center for Health Innovation—she is on the forefront of helping educators prevent it through her collaborations with New York City schools. 

Read her op-ed in The Hill. 

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Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, Adelphi University, Department of Sociology