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Factors that cause bullying—and how parents can protect children

by WalletHub / Feb 12, 2015

“Certain youth are more at risk,” says Dorothy L. Espelage, an Edward William Gutgsell & Jane Marr Gutgsell Endowed Professor and Hardie Scholar of Education

In an interview with WalletHub, violence expert Dorothy Espelage talks about factors that put a child at risk of being bullied, reasons a child can become a bully, and how bullying affects children later in life. The question-and-answer session with Espelage gives context to a 2015 study examining how states in the U.S. fare in controlling bullying. Read the full interview.