|University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Criminal Justice Program
|Justin W. Patchin, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice
Department of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Justin W. Patchin joined the faculty at UW-Eau Claire in 2004. He received his Ph.D. in criminal justice from Michigan State University. For over a decade he has been exploring the intersection of teens and technology, with particular focus on cyberbullying, social networking, and sexting. He travels around the United States and abroad training educators, counselors, law enforcement officers, parents, and youth on how to prevent and respond to adolescent misuses of technology.
Dr. Patchin has written five books and numerous articles for academic and professional publications. His co-authored book: "Bullying beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying" was named Educator Book of the Year by ForeWord reviews. His most recent book: "Words Wound: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral," written for teens, was released in December of 2013.
Dr. Patchin is Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. In 2011 he received UW-Eau Claire's Excellence in Scholarship Award. He has spoken at the White House and the FBI Academy, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, the BBC, in the New York Times and many other national and international media to discuss issues related to teens use and misuse of technology.
|Dr. Patchin regularly teaches Survey of the Criminal Justice System (CRMJ/SOC 103) and Criminology Theory (CRMJ 301) but has also taught several other courses related to youth violence and juvenile delinquency.|
|Survey of the Criminal Justice System (CRMJ/SOC 103)|
|Criminology Theory (CRMJ 301)|
|Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice (CRMJ 302)|
|Youth Gangs (CRMJ 349)|
|Teen Technology Misuse (CRMJ 359)|
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|Recent blog posts (www.cyberbullying.us/blog):|
|February 21, 2014 - Deterring Teen Bullying: Dos and Don’ts|
|January 28, 2014 - Law Enforcement Involvement in Bullying Incidents: Different Rules and Roles|
|January 24, 2014 - Video Evidence of Bullying: Implications for Effective Response|
|January 2, 2014 - Make Kindness Go Viral in the New Year (Guest Post on the Free Spirit Publishing Blog)|
|December 11, 2013 - Bystander Intervention in Bullying Incidents: A Misguided Experiment|
|November 27, 2013 - Teens: Delete Cyberbullying and Make Kindness Go Viral!|
|November 22, 2013 - Not Guilty? Implications for the Teens Charged with Bullying Rebecca Sedwick|
|updated: February, 2014|