Cyberbullying is purposeful and repeated aggressive behavior inflicted through the use of digital or electronic devices.
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Dr. Stephanie Fredrick is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology and Associate Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Her research investigates the role of families, peers, and schools in preventing bullying and cyberbullying and promoting mental health among youth.
Dr. Fredrick’s research focuses on school-based preventative and protective factors, including social support, school climate, social-emotional learning, and digital citizenship. Fredrick is a licensed psychologist, a nationally certified school psychologist, and serves as associate editor of the Journal of School Psychology. She previously worked as a school psychologist in the Chicago suburbs before transitioning to academia.
In addition to research and teaching, Dr. Fredrick frequently partners with schools to consult and provide trainings on school climate, social emotional learning, and bullying and cyberbullying prevention and intervention.