Amanda Nickerson, Ph.D., NCS


Amanda Nickerson is a professor of school psychology and director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo-State University of New York. Her research focuses on school violence and bullying, and the critical role of family and peers in preventing violence and building social-emotional strengths of youth. Dr. Nickerson has published more than 70 journal articles, written 4 books, and conducted over 250 professional presentations. She is a licensed psychologist, nationally certified school psychologist, and fellow of the American Psychological Association. She serves on multiple editorial boards, such as School Psychology Review & Journal of School Psychology. She is Coordinator of Research for the National Association of School Psychologists School Safety and Crisis Prevention Committee, an author of the PREPaRE School Crisis Prevention and Intervention training curriculum and is a member of the executive board of the New York Association.