Jamie Ostrov, State University of New York at Buffalo

Professor Buffalo, New York jostrov@buffalo.edu Office: (716) 645-3680

Bio/Research

Jamie Ostrov is a developmental psychologist whose research attempts to understand the development of subtypes of aggressive behavior in children, peer victimization and other social behaviors across development.He and his colleagues have also been developing and testing the efficacy of an interv...

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Bio/Research

Jamie Ostrov is a developmental psychologist whose research attempts to understand the development of subtypes of aggressive behavior in children, peer victimization and other social behaviors across development.He and his colleagues have also been developing and testing the efficacy of an intervention for aggressive behavior among young children.Ostrov has served as an expert panel member for the uniform definitions of bullying at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); as a consultant to the federal Stop Bullying Now campaign; and serves as a faculty affiliate and advisory council member of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at UB. He also appeared on an Internet-based episode of the PBS program, Sesame Street, explaining to the show’s characters how to appropriately respond to bullying.His research has been published in leading journals, including Child Development, Development and Psychopathology, and the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He is an associate editor of Early Childhood Research Quarterly, the journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

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