Alberti Center Early Career Award

The Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York is pleased to announce an early career award competition in support of our mission to reduce bullying abuse in schools and in the community by contributing knowledge and providing evidence-based tools to effectively change the language, attitudes and behaviors of educators, parents, students and society.

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Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Bullying Abuse Prevention
Application Deadline: July 12, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET

This award will recognize an individual who has made exemplary scholarly contributions to the field of bullying abuse prevention and conducted research that has the potential to influence practice and policy.

Eligibility

Applications are invited from early career professionals (no more than seven years from receiving doctoral degree) from psychology, education or a related field who work in an accredited college or university setting.

Award

The recipient of this award will receive a plaque and $1,000.

How to Apply

Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted by July 12, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET and must include the following (single-spaced typed using 12-point font with 1-inch margins):

  • Cover letter: A cover letter (no more than 1 page) summarizing exemplary contributions to effectively reducing bullying abuse
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of support: Letters of support from individuals familiar with specific professional contributions
  • Optional: Maximum of two supporting documents (e.g., publication reprint, program evaluation report)

Use the "Submit an Entry" button to submit your application and documents using our online form. (Letters of support can also be sent directly to alberticenter@buffalo.edu from the person writing it.)

2019 Early Career Award Recipient

This award recognizes Stephanie A. Godleski, PhD an individual who has made exemplary scholarly contributions to the field of bullying abuse prevention and conducted research that has the potential to influence practice and policy.

Stephanie Godleski

Biography

Godleski is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She has been at RIT since fall 2015. Her areas of expertise are within clinical and developmental psychology. Her research focuses on developmental pathways to risk and resilience, particularly within early development from pregnancy to early childhood. In particular, she is interested in how parent and family influences (e.g., parental substance use, discipline) impact the development of aggressive thoughts and behaviors in childhood.

Past Award Winners

2018 Early Career Award Recipient

Stephanie Godleski

This award recognizes Stephanie A. Godleski, PhD an individual who has made exemplary scholarly contributions to the field of bullying abuse prevention and conducted research that has the potential to influence practice and policy.

Biography

Godleski is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She has been at RIT since fall 2015. Her areas of expertise are within clinical and developmental psychology. Her research focuses on developmental pathways to risk and resilience, particularly within early development from pregnancy to early childhood. In particular, she is interested in how parent and family influences (e.g., parental substance use, discipline) impact the development of aggressive thoughts and behaviors in childhood.

2017
Congratulations to Dr. Jun Sung Hong, recipient of the 2017 Early Career Award!

2016
Congratulation to Dr. Lyndsay Jenkins, recipient of the 2016 Early Career Award!

2015
Congratulations to Dr. Chad A. Rose, recipient of the 2015 Early Career Award!

2014
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Greif Green, recipient of the 2014 Early Career Award!

2013
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Poteat, recipient of the 2013 Early Career Award!

2012
Congratulations to Dr. Maria Ttofi, recipient of the 2012 Early Career Award!