Professor of Education, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia; Director, Virginia Youth Violence Project
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1981
M.A., University of Michigan, 1979
B.A., Transylvania University, 1977
Dewey G. Cornell is a forensic clinical psychologist and professor of education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. He holds the Bunker Chair in Education. Cornell is director of the UVA Youth Violence Project, a Project Director for Youth-Nex, The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development, and a faculty associate of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy. Cornell has worked with juvenile and adult violent offenders, testified in criminal proceedings and legislative hearings, and consulted on violence prevention efforts. He has authored more than 100 publications in psychology and education, including studies of juvenile homicide, school safety, bullying and psychological assessment of psychopathy and violence. His books include "School Violence: Fears Versus Facts," and "Guidelines for Responding to Student Threats of Violence." His current projects include studies of bullying, school climate and school safety.