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Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Ph.D.


Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Director for the UToledo Center for Education in Mass Violence and Suicide

Young people are victimized by bullies at an alarming rate and the consequences have tragic effects on teens, parents, schools and communities. The Columbine massacre of 1999 encouraged Lisa Pescara-Kovach her to focus her research on understanding the causes of bullying and find ways to address the issue. She is the author of School Shootings and Suicides: Why We Must Stop the Bullies.

Expertise: Bullying, School Shootings

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Last Updated: 9/29/20