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M.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1979
B.A., Transylvania University, 1977
Dewey G. Cornell, Ph. D. is a forensic clinical psychologist and Virgil Ward Professor of Education in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia. Dr. Cornell is Director of the U.Va. Virginia Youth Violence Project and a faculty associate of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy. His research and teaching is concerned with the prevention of youth violence and bullying, as well as the facilitation of healthy student development and achievement through a supportive and structured school climate. Dr. Cornell has worked with juvenile and adult violent offenders, testified in criminal proceedings and legislative hearings, and consulted on violence prevention efforts. He has authored more than 200 publications in psychology and education, including studies of juvenile homicide, school safety, bullying, and threat assessment. He is primary developer of the Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines (for which he discloses his financial interest).