Alberti Center Early Career Award

The Alberti Center Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Bullying Abuse Prevention Award, presented annually, recognizes 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.

Distinguished Scholarly Contributions to Bullying Abuse Prevention
Application Deadline: July 17, 2020 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 17, 2020 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.)

2020 Early Career Award Recipient

This award recognizes Gijs Huitsing, 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.

Portrait of Gijs Huitsing, PhD.

Biography

Gijs Huitsing (PhD, 2014: “A social network perspective on bullying”) is an Assistant Professor in Sociology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He does fundamental research on bullying (22 refereed articles) and investigates the effectiveness of anti-bullying interventions, especially the KiVa anti-bullying program. He is currently project leader of a consortium working on the development and implementation of an anti-bullying program for secondary education (called GRIPP), and interested in network interventions. 

Past Award Winners

2020 Early Career Award Recipient

Gijs Huitsing, PhD.

This award recognizes Gijs Huitsing, 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

Gijs Huitsing...

2019
Congratulations to Dr. Chunyan Yang, recipient of the 2019 Early Career Award!

2018
Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Godleski, recipient of the 2018 Early Career Award!

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!