Sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education
A project under the School of Social Welfare's Center for Children & Families

Principal Investigators

Williford, Anne

Dr. Williford's research primarily deals with understanding characteristics associated with bullying and peer victimization among children and adolescents, and identifying strategies to prevent such behaviors in school settings.

Paula Fite, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Fite's research is concerned with models of child and adolescent aggression, delinquency, early substance use, parenting, and peer relations.


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