The Many Faces of Cyber-bullying:
A Multidisciplinary Response
November 15, 2013
8:00am to 4:30pm
D'Angelo Center Room 416
Master of Ceremony:
Joe Sciame, Vice President for Community Relations, St. John’s
There seems to be
no limits as to how far cyber-bullying can reach, how pervasive it
can become and how many lives it can affect. The predatory nature
of cyber-bullying renders those targeted with a sense of
helplessness and feeling of utter violation of their personal space
and, above all, no place to hide. There are many the stories of
attempts or successful suicides, as well as stories of violent
incidents of revenge against those who have victimized and robbed
those being targeted of their dignity, following such violation.
But there are other less extreme consequences resulting from an
experience of cyber-bullying, which force the individual to
retrieve from school, society, from friends, etc., feeling ashamed
and belittled by the cyber-experience, leaving them with a strong
feeling of betrayal when those who claim to be their friends are
Thus, we are left
with many questions as to how should we respond as individual,
society, educational institutions, legal system, media, etc. It is
clear that we are at a very important juncture where all the
members of our society are called upon to join forces in seeking
some solutions to what has now become an urgent call for
action. Being that there are many factors involved in the
emergence and maintenance of this destructive phenomenon we need
then equal involvement/ engagement of these different sectors of
our society in seeking solutions.
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Sandra Abrams, Ph.D.
Bruce Baron, Esq.
June Chisholm, Ph.D.
Raymond DiGiuseppe, Ph.D.
Jack Flynn, M.S.
Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
James Lawler, Ph.D.
Susan Raisch, Ph.D.
Nancy Gifford, Esq.
May Webber, Ph.D.
John Kelly, Ph.D.
Frank Laghezza, ESQ.
John C. Molluzzo, Ph.D.
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