Dr. Justin Patchin
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Dr. Justin Patchin is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. For the past 10 years he has been exploring the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying and social networking.

Dr. Patchin is Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center (www.cyberbullying.us) and has written numerous articles on adolescent behaviors online. His co-authored book: “Bullying beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying” was named Educator Book of the Year by ForeWord reviews. His most recent book is “Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives.” He has presented at the White House and FBI Academy and has appeared on numerous international media programs to discuss issues related to teens use and misuse of technology.

Dr Patchin will share his insights into cyber bullying at a live debate entitled: ‘Cyber bullying on the rise: Can things change?’ in London on 25th November, hosted by Birkbeck’s School of Business, Economics and Informatics. To sign up: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/business/about-us/bullying/seminar-two

Blog Entries by Dr. Justin Patchin

CyberBullies Move beyond the Schoolyard

Posted November 23, 2011 | 09:16 AM (EST)

Teens have been bullying each other for generations. The latest generation, however, has been able to utilise technology to expand their reach and the extent of their harm. This phenomenon is being called cyberbullying, which we formally define as: "wilful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, mobile...

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