M.S. 1993 – Radford University, Clinical Psychology
B.S. 1991 – Virginia Commonwealth University, Psychology
Areas of Expertise
Social-Emotional Learning Interventions
Teen Dating Violence
School-Based Suicide Prevention
Dr. Espelage’s research focuses on translating empirical findings into prevention and intervention programming and she has secured over $15 million of external funding. She advises members of Congress and Senate on bullying prevention legislation. She conducts regular webinars for CDC, NIH, and NIJ to disseminate research.