Chapin co-authors article on relationship violence

John R. Chapin, professor of communications at Penn State Beaver, is the co-author of "Optimistic Bias about Dating/Relationship Violence Among Teens" which appears in the current edition of The Journal of Youth Studies. The article was co-written by Grace Coleman, executive director of Crisis Center North, Pittsburgh. The Journal of Youth Studies is an international scholarly journal devoted to a theoretical and empirical understanding of young people's experiences and life contexts.

The article, published by Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group, can be found at Chapin can be contacted at or 724-773-3877.

Last Updated March 26, 2012