Debra Pepler

York Professor Debra Pepler honoured for her contributions to psychology

Bullying expert Debra Pepler, Distinguished Research Professor of psychology at York University, is the recipient of the 2015 Donald O. Hebb Award for Distinguished Contributors to Psychology as a Science from the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Pepler's research has changed the way we think about bullying, aggression and other forms of violence, especially among marginalized and […]

Are we too quick to cry bully?

While bullying is a real issue that causes real damage to kids who are victimized, psychologists say the ease with which these terms are thrown around is actually hurting the same children we want to protect, reported Globalnews.ca Nov. 15. . . . One of Canada’s leading experts on childhood aggression and victimization, Debra Pepler, […]