An extended interview on cyberbullying with Dr. Sheri Bauman.
A shorter version of this interview aired as part of the youth special BULLIED: Teen Stories from Generation PRX. The interviewer is Council Brandon.
Dr. Sheri Bauman is a professor and director of the School Counseling master’s degree program at the University of Arizona. Prior to earning her doctorate in 1999, Dr. Bauman worked in public schools for 30 years, 18 of those as a school counselor. She is a licensed psychologist, and until recently, maintained a small private practice in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dr. Bauman teaches in the master’s program and conducts research on bullying, and cyberbullying and group work. Her book, Current Topics for Helping Professionals, was published in August 2007. Her new book, Cyberbullying: What Counselors Need to Know was published in 2011 by the American Counseling Association. Her research on cyberbullying includes a study of cyberbullying in a rural intermediate school, among Deaf/Hoh students and their hearing peers, and a study comparing the distress experienced in response to conventional bullying and cyberbullying. With colleague Dr. Noel Card, Dr. Bauman is conducting a three-year longitudinal study of cyberbullying,