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