Educational Foundations and Leadership/
Department of Foundations of Education
Gilliam Hall Room 5000B
Mail Stop: 921
Dr. Lisa Pescara-Kovach is an associate professor of educational psychology in the Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership in the Judith Herb College of Education. Dr. Pescara-Kovach teaches courses in the area of Human Development. She is the recipient of the 2005-2006 University of Toledo Outstanding Teacher Award as well as the November 2007 recipient of the Student Centeredness Award.
Dr. Pescara-Kovach specializes in understanding the causes and consequences of bullying in schools. She is the author of School Shootings and Suicides: Why We Must Stop the Bullies, of which the second edition will be published in August 2010. She has shared her knowledge at the international, national, and local levels. She is currently working on a research study that examines the psychological ease with which cyberbullying takes place.