Professor and Director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo
Amanda Nickerson is a professor and director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. Dr. Nickerson’s research focuses on school violence and bullying, and how educators, parents, and peers can build social-emotional strengths of youth. She has published more than 65 journal articles and book chapters, written four books, and conducted over 250 professional presentations. Dr. Nickerson is a licensed psychologist, a nationally certified school psychologist, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. She is Coordinator of Research for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) School Safety and Crisis Prevention Committee and an author of the PREPaRE School Crisis Prevention and Intervention training curriculum. Dr. Nickerson has served as associate editor of the Journal of School Violence and is a member of the executive board of the New York Association of School Psychologists.