Catherine Bradshaw

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Professor and Associate Dean, University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Catherine Bradshaw, Ph.D., M.Ed. is a professor and the associate dean for Research and Faculty Development at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia; she is also the co-director of the CDC-funded Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence and co-director of the NIMH-funded Johns Hopkins Center for Prevention and Early Intervention.

She collaborates on research projects examining bullying and school climate; the development of aggressive and problem behaviors; effects of exposure to violence, peer victimization, and environmental stress on youth; and the design, evaluation, and implementation of evidence-based prevention programs in schools.

She has coauthored over 200 articles and chapters and collaborates on federally funded randomized trials of school-based prevention programs to improve school climate and prevent behavior and mental health problems. She is the editor of the journal Prevention Science, a co-editor of the Handbook of School Mental Health, and editor of the Handbook on Bullying Prevention: A Life Course Perspective.

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Posted Mar. 6, 2017

Suspension Is No Longer the Only Tool Educators Have to Address Discipline Problems

A student yells at a teacher, engages in an altercation with a peer or is continually late to class. For…

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