Patricia Agatston

Dr Agatston is co-author of the book, Cyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age with Robin Kowalski, Ph.D., and Susan Limber, Ph.D. and has co-authored a chapter for the book, Expert Perspectives in Cyberbullying as well as a chapter for the book Media Violence and Children.  She is also co-author of the Cyberbullying Curriculum for Grades 6 – 12 and the Cyberbullying Prevention Curriculum for Grades 3 – 5.  Dr. Agatston is a certified trainer and technical assistance consultant for the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.  She has been quoted in articles on cyberbullying in The Washington Post, CNET news, Time Magazine, and the Christian Science Monitor.  She has appeared on CNN as well as other local and national radio and television programs to discuss cyberbullying and other youth online risky behavior. She was a participant in the CDC’s Expert Panel on Electronic Media and Youth Violence, and the CDC’s Expert Panel on Youth Involvement in Bullying and Suicide-Related Behaviors.  She has presented nationally and internationally on bullying, cyberbullying, and digital citizenship.

Dr. Agatston is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Prevention Specialist with the Prevention/Intervention Center in Marietta, Georgia.   She is the current President of the Board of Directors for the International Bullying Prevention Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Net Family News.