Dr. Dorothy Espelage is a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina. She is the recipient of the APA Lifetime Achievement Award in Prevention Science and the 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy, and is a fellow of APS, APA and AERA. She has authored more than 190 peer-reviewed articles, six edited books, and 70 chapters on bullying, homophobic teasing, sexual harassment, dating violence, and gang violence. Her research focuses on translating empirical findings into prevention and intervention programming, and she has secured more than ten million dollars of external funding. Dr. Espelage advises on bully prevention legislation, conducts regular webinars, and has been a consultant for national bullying campaigns, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website StopBullying.gov.