Charisse Nixon to discuss new approaches for ending bullying

The most recent research related to strategy effectiveness and peer mistreatment among children and adolescents will be presented in the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

In “Bullying Prevention: A Different Approach,” Charisse Nixon, associate professor of psychology at Penn State Behrend, will discuss bullying deterrence efforts within a developmental context. Nixon is co-author of the book “Girl Wars: 12 Strategies That Will End Female Bullying.”

Nixon’s talk takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in 180 Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center, 5101 Jordan Road. Admission is free and open to the public, and parking will be available in the deck south of Burke Center, off Technology Drive.

This Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences and Human Behavior event is hosted by Penn State Behrend’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations, its bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in psychology degree programs, and by the student Psychology Coalition with support from the Susan Hirt Hagen CORE (Community Outreach, Research and Evaluation), the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Student Activity Fee. For additional information, contact Carol Wilson, assistant professor of psychology, at 814-898-6082 or

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Last Updated April 09, 2013