Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities: Research Report and Recommendations

The peer-reviewed report, presented as a series of 11 briefs, addresses legislative, policy, and procedural matters with pragmatic and practical strategies for prevention of bullying.


  • Looking Beyond the Traditional Definition of Bullying
  • Bullying as a Pervasive Problem
  • Bullying and Peer Victimization Among Vulnerable Populations
  • Gender-Related Bullying and Harassment: A Growing Trend
  • Legal Rights Related to Bullying and Discriminatory Harassment
  • Improving School Climate: A Critical Tool in Combating Bullying
  • Students, Teachers, Support Staff, Administrators, and Parents Working Together to Prevent and Reduce Bullying


This book was authored by the AERA Task Force on the Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities, which included: Dorothy Espelage, Ron Avi Astor, Dewey Cornell, Jaime Lester, Matthew J. Mayer, Elizabeth J. Meyer, V. Paul Poteat, and Brendesha Tynes.

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