|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 dozens of 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), Criminology Theory (CRMJ 301), and Teen Technology Misuse (CRMJ 359) 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):|
|July 18, 2014 - Empower Bystanders to Improve School Climate|
|July 1, 2014 - Cyberbullying Law Ruled Too Vague|
|June 26, 2014 - Cell Phone Searches: Implications for Educators from Riley v. California|
|June 16, 2014 - The Criminalization of Cyberbullying|
|June 4, 2014 - Cars Kill More Teens than Computers and Cell Phones Combined|
|March 24, 2014 - Ban School, Open Facebook|
|March 7, 2014 - Yik Yak|
|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|
|updated: July, 2014|